K-film double bill at the British Museum

by Events Editor on 5 December, 2008 updated 20 August, 2017

in Event Notices | Film

A Korean film double bill
Saturday 6 December, 13.00
BP Lecture Theatre
£5, concessions £3

Marathon
Director: Jeong Yoon-cheoi
Starring: Cho Seung-woo
South Korea, 2004, 117 minutes

The publicity says: “A touching tale of a mother who encourages her autistic son to pursue his passion for running.”

LKL says: “A cut above your average feel-good sports movie”.

Read the koreanfilm.org review here.

The Wedding Day
Director: Lee Byeong-il
South Korea, 1956, 81 minutes

Master Maeing changes his daughter’s wedding plans because he hears a rumour that the bridegroom is disabled. This classic family film shows the unfortunate consequences of his decision.

koreanfilm.org says: “Lee Byeong-il’s The Wedding Day was a breakthrough for Korean cinema. It not only did well at home, winning critical praise for its comedy and high moral values, it also won an award for Best Comedy at the Fourth Asian Film Festival, thus beginning Korean cinema’s emergence to international audiences.”

In partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre UK

Telephone the Box Office on +44 (0)20 7323 8181

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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