LKFF 2008

A review of May 18, a modern historical drama about Korea’s Tiananmen Square incident

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Aimless bullet, scary housemaid and Korea’s modern history

by Philip Gowman 17 November 2008
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Two classic films from Korean cinema’s golden age provided a fascinating compare-and-contrast exercise last Monday night at the Barbican.

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Please leave your comments on the Korean Film Festival

by Philip Gowman 14 November 2008
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It’s over for this year. From my own perspective, it’s been a great festival. I didn’t manage to get to all of the screenings, but I got to the ones I really wanted to. We had two top-notch films from Korea cinema’s golden age (The Housemaid and Obaltan / Aimless Bullet), a retrospective of one […]

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Good, bad or weird?

by Philip Gowman 13 November 2008
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A review of Kim Ji-woon’s kimchi western, The Good the Bad and the Weird

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Kim Ji-woon in London: bigger, faster

by Philip Gowman 12 November 2008
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A report from the London Korean Film Festival, including the interview with Kim Ji-woon

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Lee Byung-hun on being the bad guy

by Philip Gowman 11 November 2008
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A report on Lee Byung-hun’s visit to London, including the Q and A session with Tony Rayns.

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Stars launch Korean Film Festival

by Philip Gowman 8 November 2008
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Kim Ji-woon and Lee Byung-hun were brought to London to introduce the flagship film of the festival, The Good the Bad and the Weird.

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The London Korean Film Festival 2008

by Events Editor 7 October 2008
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The programme for the 2008 London Korean Film Festival has been announced. A great line-up with something for everyone. From the latest releases, there’s the biggest film of 2008 (The Good, the Bad and the Weird), plus one or two I’d forgotten about, but which with a bit of thought are obvious choices: last year’s […]

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