Breathless

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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