Shadows in the Palace at the KCC

This Thursday’s screening at the KCC is Shadows in the Palace (ꢁ녀) (Kim Mee-jeong, 2007): part costume drama, part mysterty, part horror. “More than anything, it’s the conceptual energy and narrative momentum of Shadows in the Palace that makes it an exciting discovery among this year’s Korean films,” says Darcy Paquet at koreanfilm.org Synopsis: A […]

Korean film – a review of 2007

Jason Bechervaise, founder of koreanfilm.org.uk, gives his perspective on the ups and downs of the Korean film industry in 2007 By all accounts 2007 was a year that has been difficult one for the Korean film industry where it seems that the golden years of the Korean film industry has passed. Rising costs have meant […]