Posts tagged "LKFF"

12th London Korean Film Festival Programme

12th London Korean Film Festival LKFF

12th London Korean Film Festival 26 October – 19 November 2017 The London Korean Film Festival has announced its lineup for 2017, with several UK and International premieres. This year brings the usual mix of new releases and old classics, alongside strands focusing on Korean Noir, and contemporary female voices. The LKFF had been […]

A Matter of Interpretation

A Matter of Interpretation Directed by Lee Kwang-kuk Starring Yu Jun-sang, Shin Dong-mi, Kim Kang-hyun From the LKFF’s ‘Emerging Directors’ strand comes Lee Kwang-kuks’ A Matter of Interpretation, a curious little movie about a detective who – separately and quite by coincidence – bumps into both sides of a recently separated couple and decides to […]

Ode To My Father

Ode To My Father Directed by JK Youn Starring Hwang Jung-min, Kim Yunjin Ode To My Father – this year’s LKFF opening gala movie – is, with over fourteen million tickets sold, the second highest grossing Korean movie of all time. It’s cinema on a massive scale, with a huge, international cast spread across several […]

Sleepless Night

Sleepless Night Directed by Jang Kun-jae Starring Kim Soo-hyun, Kim Joo-ryoung Sleepless Night comes to us from first time director Jang Kun-jae. A subtle, quiet indie film, it focuses on the relationship between a newly married couple, and the pressures they face both financially and emotionally: their parents want them to have children, the desire […]

London Korean Film Festival 2015

10th London Korean Film Festival 2 – 14 November 2015 by Richard Hamer 2015 sees the 10th anniversary of the London Korean Film Festival (LKFF), and to celebrate, the organizers turned this year’s festival into a bit of a retrospective. Amongst the expected selection of big hits and carefully curated indie flicks was a ‘Greatest Hits’ […]

The Shameless

The Shameless Directed by Oh Seung-uk Starring Jeon Do-yeon, Kim Nam-gil A police drama in which neither the murder itself nor the victim ever appear on-screen, director Oh Seung-uk’s gritty thriller instead focuses on the relationships of a diverse cast of underworld figures, examining how the machinery of corruption makes victims of everyone it touches. […]