Korean Film at the Terracotta Festival

The Terracotta Far East Film Festival gets more exciting every year. For K-film followers, there are four UK premieres plus two short horror films. And of course there’s plenty of non-Korean stuff as well.

Terracotta Festival Poster

For those who come along to watch the double bill at the Korean Breakfast Club on Sunday morning, there will be kimbap on sale during the intermission in the foyer of the Prince Charles Cinema. The two shorts will be played between the films of the horror movie marathon.

So, here is a recap of all Korean films that we will be played at this year’s festival. Click on the titles below to be taken to the relevant page on the Terracotta Festival website to buy tickets.

My Way

Kang Je-kyu, 2011. UK premiere. Opening Film.
Thursday 12th April – 20.35
My Way
A Korean man and a Japanese man meet as enemies, but become each other’s hope. Based on the true event of a Korean discovered among the bodies on D-Day and portrays WWII from an East Asian point of view

Terror Cotta Horror Movie Marathon

presented in association with FRIGHT FEST
Friday 13th April – From 20:45

Terror Cotta Horror Night
Three feature-length horror movies, and in between them two Korean shorts:

Mother, I Love You

Hong Young-geun, 2009

One of the six episodes centering on the theme of a zombie virus from the movie The Neighbor Zombie.

Metamorphoses

Oh Inchun, 2011

Arirang

Kim Ki-duk, 2011. UK premiere
Saturday 14th April – 12.00
Kim Ki-duk Arirang poster

Kim Ki Duk’s long anticipated documentary about his self-imposed exile and solitude.

Winner of ‘Un Certain Regard’ Award at Cannes Festival 2011.

Korean Breakfast Double Bill

Couples

Jeong Yong-ji, 2011. International premiere
Sunday 15th April – 12.15

Couples
A cross between rom-com and caper movie with overlapping stories and multiple deceptions.

Korean Breakfast Double Bill

Dancing Queen

Lee Seok-hoon, 2012. European premiere
Sunday 15th April – 14.15

Dancing Queen poster
A comedy about a middle-aged married couple who each pursue their lost dreams.

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