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아가씨 | The Handmaiden (2016)

After sitting dormant for the past two or three years, Cinema of South Korea returns on the global stage with the genre it does better than anyone else on the planet and makes a splash that’s big enough to send ripples through the world of filmmaking once again. 619 more words

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Rakkautta & Anarkiaa 2016 - part IV

My final day at the festival. The festival itself ended a day later and I thought about attending, but juggling work, family and the festival takes its toll, so I’m happy in the end that I didn’t. 1,328 more words


Asia take 3 - Korean revenge thriller

Oldboy – Chan-wook Park (2003)

In leaving the western/mid Asian areas, this blog will tell a whole different story. Miles from the oppression of Turkish women in ‘Mustang’ and the familial/cultural tensions in ‘A Separation’, Oldboy emphasises the vast variety of cultures present in the Asian continent. 853 more words

Chan-wook Park's OLDBOY (2003): Vengeance at its very best

“Oldboy” (2003) is probably the movie that gave worldwide notoriety to South Korean director Chan-wook Park, originally titled as “Oldeuboi” this feature is an amazing ride into an almost perfect cinematic experience. 128 more words

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The Handmaiden (2016) Movie Review

Director Chan-wook Park is not afraid to push buttons. He’s not afraid to be different. Not afraid to indulge.

The Handmaiden may be Chan-wook Park’s most button-pushing, different, indulgent film to date. 485 more words

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