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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A cinematic mongrel that defies genre conventions, "A Werewolf Boy" leaps from one conceptual plane to another.
Bearing a superficial resemblance to Venice prizewinner "Pieta," but actually more in sync with classic neorealism.
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…
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…
Rumors of an alien invasion and a secret bond between Seoul schoolboys make for an intelligent, absorbing mix in Korean indie "U.F.O."
Going global is practically a mandatory slogan for industry insiders in South Korea.
Unlike Japan and China, South Korea has never been a location for major Hollywood productions.
Few features come with more anticipation and a higher profile than helmer Michael Bay's sequel "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen."
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…
With all the current woes in the industry, Korean companies really should be looking abroad more," says Showbox production scout Chung Youngjoon. "I mean, both for overseas finance of our pictures…
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