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LKFF2014 – the reviews

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This year there have been more reviewers than ever covering the Korean Film Fest. Here are links to some of the reviews, to which I’ll add as and when I spot new ones.

Films are listed in the order in which they screened.

Title Director Reviews
EK = Eastern Kicks | HC = Hangul Celluloid | LKL = London Korean Links | OW = Otherwhere | THN = The Hollywood News
Kundo: Age of the Rampant (군도, 2014, 135mins, period action) Yoon Jongbin EK | OW | THN
Pieta (피에타, 2012, 104mins, drama) Kim Ki-duk HC | THN
A Girl at My Door (도희야, 2014, 119mins, drama) July Jung EK | LKL | THN
Hwayi: A Monster Boy (화이, 2013, 125mins, thriller) Jang Joon-Hwan EK | OW | THN
Hill of Freedom (자유의 언덕, 2014, 67mins, drama) Hong Sang-soo EK | LKL | OW
Han Gong-ju (한공주, 2013, 112mins, drama) Lee Su-jin EK | LKL | THN
Poetry (시, 2009, 139mins, drama) Lee Chang-dong HC
Alive (산다, 2014, 175mins, drama) Park Jungbum THN
Obsessed (인간중독, 2013, 132mins, romance) Kim Dae-woo EK | HC | THN
Man in Love (남자가 사랑할 때, 2013, 120mins, romance) Han Dong-wook
The Target (표적, 2014, 98mins, crime) Yoon Hong-seung EK | THN
A Hard Day (끝까지 간다, 2013, 111mins, drama) Kim Seong-hun EK | THN
Mise-en-scene Shorts 1 (미장센 단편 1)
10 Minutes (10분, 2013, 93mins, drama) Lee Yong-seung
One on One (일대일, 2014, 122mins, drama) Kim Ki-duk THN
Mise-en-scene Shorts 2 (미장센 단편 2)
Pascha (파스카, 2013) Ahn Seon-kyoung
Mise-en-scene Shorts 3 (미장센 단편 3)
Neighbours (우리 이웃 이야기) Son Tae-gyum, Shin Sojeong, Kim Hee-jin THN
Moment to Remember (내머리속에 지우개, 2004, 117mins, romance) Lee Jae-han (John H. Lee) HC
Manshin (만신, 2013, 104mins, documentary) Park Chan Kyung
The Fake   (사이비, 2013, 100mins, animation) Yeon Sangho
Bitter, Sweet, Seoul  (고진감래, 2013) Q & A with director PARKing CHANce PARKing CHANce LKL | THN
Crocodile (악어, 1996, 102mins, drama) Kim Ki-duk EK | HC
Under the Sky of Seoul (서울의 지붕밑, 1961, 115mins, drama) Introduction by Dr. Mark Morris Lee Hyung-pyo
The Road called Life (메밀 꽃 필 무렵, 운수좋은, 날 그리고 봄봄) Ahn Jae-hun, Han Hye-jin LKL | OW
In Conversation with Park Chan-kyong
The King of Jokgu (족구왕, 2013, 100mins, comedy) Moon Byung-ran THN
Musa, the Warrior (무사, 2001, 154mins, period action) Kim Sung-su
Night Flight (야간 비행, 2013, 134min, drama) Leesong Hee-il THN
I am Not a Hairdresser (난 미용사가 아니야) There is no Forest (무림) Faces (얼굴들) Deaf and Wind (귀머거리와 바람) Lee Hyung-suk, Kim Na-kyung, Kim Minjun, Hwang Kyu-il
Haemoo (해무, 2014, 111mins) Shim Sung-bo THN
The Youth (레디 액션 청춘, 2014, 126mins, Omnibus: The Rumour / Wonderwall / Enemies all Around / Play Girl) Kim Jin-moo, Park Ga-hee, Ju Seong-su, Jeong Won-sik
Gyeongju (경주, 2014, 145mins, adventure) Zhang Lu EK
Man on High heels (하이힐, 2013, 125mins, action comedy) Jang Jin THN
Moebius (뫼비우스, 2013, 90mins, drama) Kim Ki-duk EK | HC | THN
Cold Eyes (감시자들, 2013, 119mins, thriller) Jo Ui-seok, Kim Byung-seo EK | HC | LKL
The Killer Behind the old Man (킬러 앞에 노인, 2014, drama) Jung Woo-sung LKL | OW
The Dinner (만찬, 2013, 125mins, drama) Kim Dong-hyun EK
Revivre (화장, 2014, 93 mins, drama) Im Kwon-taek EK | HC | LKL

2 thoughts on “LKFF2014 – the reviews

  1. That’s a lovely list. Looking forward to the updates as well.

    Where you there tonight? Don’t think I saw you?

    P.S. I did review Hill of Freedom too, but strictly speaking that was for LFF…

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