Yang Ik-june

Zhang Lu’s elusive Love And… was the brave choice to close the 2015 London Korean Film Festival. His latest feature is the first of the festival’s 2017 “teaser” screenings. A Quiet Dream (춘몽) Director Zhang Lu, 2016, 101 mins Cast: Han Yeri, Yang Ik-june, Park Jung-bum, Yoon Jong-bin Monday 20 March 2017, 7:30pm Regent Street […]

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Breathless screens at the KCC

by Events Editor 20 March 2010
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The 40th KCC film night is Breathless: Film title: Breathless, 113mins Director: Yang Ik-june Cast: Yang Ik-june, Kim Kot-bi Genre: Drama / Crime Venue: Multi-purpose Hall, The Korean Cultural Centre, Grand Buildings, The Strand, London WC2N 5BW Time: Thursday, 25th March, 7:00pm Yang Ik-June’s Breathless was released in cinemas across the United Kingdom in January […]

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Yang Ik-june’s Breathless gets R2 DVD release

by Philip Gowman 16 March 2010
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“ONE OF THE YEAR’S BOLDEST AND MOST THRILLING DEBUT FEATURES.” – EYE WEEKLY.COM Following its critically acclaimed UK theatrical release in January, Yang Ik-june’s award winning Breathless comes to DVD on 22nd March 2010 as a two-disc Special Collector’s Edition featuring a host of exclusive extras including interviews with the director and cast members, specially […]

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Yang Ik-June’s Breathless gets theatrical release

by Events Editor 13 January 2010
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And an opportunity to meet other Korean film fans. Yang Ik-June’s Breathless was LKL’s film of the year 2009. It had a screening at the Korean Film Festival at the Barbican in November, and it is due for a UK release on 29 January at the Institute for Contemporary Arts in Pall Mall. The release […]

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Breathless: can there be any escape from the cycle of violence?

by Philip Gowman 17 November 2009
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Breathless (똥파리) is Yang Ik-june’s debut feature, in which he is also lead actor, and the film has deservedly won numerous awards. As the film opens, a man is beating up his girlfriend in the street. To the rescue comes Sang-hoon, played by Yang, who subdues the offender only to turn to the woman and […]

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