The LKFF Teasers this year are showing the wide range of film genres in contemporary Korean cinema. This month, a comedy.
Queen of Walking (걷기왕)
Director: Baek Seung-Hwa
Cast: Shim Eun-Kyung, Park Joo-Hee
2016, 93 mins
7pm, Monday 22 May, Regent Street Cinema | Book here
Hailed as one of the funniest Korean comedies of the year, Queen of Walking sees motion-sickness afflicted student Man-bok (Shim Eun-kyung, Miss Granny) join her school’s ‘race walking’ team, developing a passion for the sport and a zest for life. With the aid of a passionate homeroom teacher, the national competition is soon on the horizon, but how will bus-averse Man-bok make the 70km journey to the race…?
(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.