This Thursday’s screening at the KCC is Shadows in the Palace (궁녀) (Kim Mee-jeong, 2007): part costume drama, part mysterty, part horror. “More than anything, it’s the conceptual energy and narrative momentum of Shadows in the Palace that makes it an exciting discovery among this year’s Korean films,” says Darcy Paquet at koreanfilm.org
A maid-in-waiting hangs herself within the realms of the palace. But while performing an autopsy, palace medic Chunryung suspects murder and starts to investigate the case. With a sense of justice and full of wit, Chunryung bravely unmasks the deceptions, but soon confronts the veiled past, kept hidden by those that had far more power than she had expected.
– Title : Shadows In The Palace, 2007
– Director : Kim Mi-jeong
– Runtime : 112 min
– Venue : Multi-purpose Hall, KCC
– Time : Thu 13th August, 7:00pm
As usual, pre-registration is required by ringing the KCC (0207 004 2600) or emailing info at kccuk dot org dot uk.