There are still some Korean film fans out there who haven’t seen any Hong Sang-soo yet. There’s a chance to catch his latest at this years London Korean Film Festival. But you can also see some of his recent back catalogue on TV before then.
This must be the first occasion that Hong Sang-soo has been screened on UK TV. Many thanks to Film 4 for their imagination. Official link here.
Hong Sang-Soo Season
Sunday 2nd – Thursday 6th November 2014
Romance, regret, confusion, comedy and a lot of drinking in five playfully profound films from South Korean master Hong Sang-soo.
In Another Country
South Korean director Hong Sang-soo’s drama stars Isabelle Huppert in three separate stories about French women who travel to a Korean seaside town.
Like You Know It All
Drama from South Korean director Hong Sang-soo. A film director’s drinking session with old friends goes badly wrong, but indirectly leads to the promise of romance.
South Korean director Hong Sang-soo’s comedy-drama explores a young woman’s romantic life via her documentary footage of the trips she has taken with her lovers.
The Day He Arrives
Comedy-drama from South Korean director Hong Sang-soo. A film director visits a friend in Seoul, but his trip begins to resemble a romantic version of Groundhog Day. In Korean/subs.
Comedy-drama from South Korean director Hong Sang-soo. Two friends, one a film director and the other a critic, discover their lives overlap more than they thought.