The Foul King (2000)

JEE-WOON KIM Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Banchikwang South Korea, 2000. B.O.M. Film Productions Co.. Screenplay by Jee-woon Kim. Cinematography by Kyung-pyo Hong. Produced by Jung-Wan Oh. Music by Young-gyu Jang, Byung-hoon Lee. Production Design by In-jun Hwang. Film Editing by Im-Pyo Ko. Toronto International Film Festival 2000. Comedies about underdogs succeeding…

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The King And The Clown

JUN-IK LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   Original title:  Wang-ui Namja Billed as the “Brokeback Mountain of South Korea”, this might be a story of forbidden gay love the way Ang Lee’s classic was, but it isn’t as deeply touching or moving. Jang-sang, a travelling performer, finally frees himself and his lover Gong-gil of their tyrannical…

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