Posts tagged "10th London Korean Film Festival"

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. […]