Innocent Witness (Jeungin)

Innocent Witness (Jeungin) Korea (2019) Dir. Lee Han “If only she weren’t Autistic” A line actually spoken in a film apparently designed to help broaden our understanding and knowledge of Autism. Thankfully, this is repudiated by the mother of the autistic girl in question, proclaiming she had never once thought that herself, otherwise it wouldn’t … Continue reading Innocent Witness (Jeungin)

Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days (Sin-gwa ham-kke: In-gwa yeon)

Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days (Sin-gwa ham-kke: In-gwa yeon) Korea (2018) Dir. Kim Yong-Hwa Not a sequel but a continuation of the first Along With The Gods outing, as denoted by the fact both were filmed in one go, which must have been very tiring for the returning cast. So, if you’ve … Continue reading Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days (Sin-gwa ham-kke: In-gwa yeon)

Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol)

Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol) Korea (2017) Dir. Kim Yong-Hwa We all have ideas about what happens after we die, with the most prominent theories driven by religious concepts of the afterlife. For many, the simple idea of heaven and hell is a popular one but there are even … Continue reading Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol)

Youngju

Youngju Korea (2018) Dir. Cha Sung-Duk We all have holes in our lives, often left by the passing of a loved one, which are always difficult to fill but the older we get, the easier it is to let go, because we understand the transience of life. When we are younger this is more of … Continue reading Youngju

Thread Of Lies (U-a-han geo-jit-mal)

Thread Of Lies (U-a-han geo-jit-mal) Korea (2014) Dir.  Lee Han  It is ironic for a country to have made so many damning films on the subject of bullying and teen suicides that the problem still exists, thus more films will be made about it until it is addressed. With the addition to the ranks of … Continue reading Thread Of Lies (U-a-han geo-jit-mal)