Seoul Film Commission

"Jiseul"
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Review: 'Jiseul'

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Re-creating a 1948 massacre of civilians by the South Korean army on that nation's Jeju Island, "Jiseul" uses disconnected images in pristine monochrome to tell a story that's as hazy and haunting as…

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Review: 'Low Tide'

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The key is even lower than the tide in Italian-born, Texas-adopted director Roberto Minervini's sophomore feature, a solemn small-town miniature that offers effectively woozy atmospherics, but is…

always
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Review: 'Always'

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To enjoy "Always," Song II-gon's romancer about a has-been boxer and a visually impaired woman, Korean meller fans will need to focus their attention on the film's strong perfs and turn a blind eye…

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South Korea

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After a mid-decade boom, Korean cinema has slowed down as it faces the after-effects of a burst bubble in film finance. The scale of local production dropped sharply in 2007, with midsize films in…

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