The Jeon Kyu-hwan month rounds off with From Seoul to Varanasi, followed by director Q&A. Note that this screening is at Vue West End / Leicester Square, not the more usual Apollo Piccadilly. From Seoul to Varanasi (바라나시) Director: Jeon Kyu-hwan Cast: Dong-hwan Yoon, Shin Ye-an, Nigel D’Sa Running Time: 98 mins (Cert 18, South […]
If you didn’t manage to catch Dance Town at the London Korean Film Festival last year, now’s your chance – as part of this month’s Jeon Kyu-hwan retrospective at the KCC: Dance Town (댄스 타운, 2010) 7pm, 20th Sept 2012 Director: Jeon Kyu-hwan Cast: Rha Mi-ran, Seong-tae Oh. Genre: Drama Certificate: 18 (South Korea) Nobody […]
The second film in the KCC’s Jeon Kyu-hwan season this Thursday is Animal Town, the second of his ‘Town Trilogy’. Read a review of Mozart Town, last week’s screening, over on Eastern Kicks. Animal Town (애니멀 타운, 2009) 7pm, 13th Sept 2012, KCC Director: Jeon Kyu-hwan Cast: LEE Jun-hyeok, OH Seong-tae Genre: Drama Certificate: 18 […]
Official Awards: GOLDEN LION for Best Film to PIETA by Kim Ki-duk; ORIZZONTI YOUTUBE AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM to CHO-DE (초대) by Yoo Min-young; Collateral Awards: QUEER LION for the “best film with a homosexual and queer culture theme” to WEIGHT (무게) by Jeon Kyu-hwan.
September’s director at the KCC is Jeon Kyu-hwan. Not a well-known director in this country, but I’m rather looking forward to these particular screenings. Mozart Town (모차르트 타운, 2008) 7pm, 6th Sept 2012 Director: Jeon Kyu-hwan Cast: Gbato Blaise, Yoo-rang Joo and Seong-tae Oh Genre: Drama Certificate: 18 (South Korea). Nobody under the age of […]
The KCC have announced their lineup for their much anticipated “Year of the Twelve Directors” – a season unimaginable a few years ago. A very simple concept: four films by the same director, each month giving a mini-retrospective, followed by a Q&A with the director. And a very well-balanced programme it is, featuring veteran directors […]