Burning (Beoning) (2018)

CHANG-DONG LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  South Korea, 2018.   Pine House Film, NHK, Now Films.  Screenplay by Jungmi Oh, Chang-dong Lee, based on the short story Barn Burning by Haruki Murakami.  Cinematography by Kyung-pyo Hong.  Produced by Chang-dong Lee, Gwang-hee Ok.  Music by Mowg.  Production Design by Jum-hee Shin.  Costume Design by Choong-yeon Lee.  Film Editing by Da-won Kim, Hyun Kim.  Cannes Film…

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On the Beach at Night Alone (Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja) (2017)

SANG-SOO HONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  South Korea/Germany, 2017.  Jeonwonsa Film.  Screenplay by Sang-soo Hong.  Cinematography by Park Hongyeol, Hyung-ku Kim.  Produced by Sang-soo Hong.  Film Editing by Sung-Won Hahm. Min-Hee Kim gives one of her most affecting performances to date, once again the muse of director Hong Sang-Soo who is, himself, once again peering into the world of actors…

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Virgin Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors (Oh! Soo-jung) (2000)

SANG-SOO HONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  South Korea, 2000.  Mirashin Korea.  Screenplay by Sang-soo Hong.  Cinematography by Yeong-taek Choi.  Produced by Byoung-ju Ahn, In-gi Choi.  Music by Kil-sung Ok.  Production Design by Seok-Jae Choi.  Costume Design by Ji-hyang Kang, Yoo-seon Kim.  Film Editing by Sung-Won Hahm.  Cannes Film Festival 2000.  Toronto International Film Festival 2000. The delicate nature of erotic human contact is the center…

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In Another Country (Da-reun Na-ra-e-seo) (2012)

SANG-SOO HONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  South Korea, 2012.  Jeonwonsa Film.  Screenplay by Sang-soo Hong.  Cinematography by Yune-jeong Jee, Hong-yeol Park.  Produced by Kim Kyoung Hee.  Music by Yong-jin Jeong.  Film Editing by Sung-Won Hahm.  Cannes Film Festival 2012.  Toronto International Film Festival 2012. Hong Sang-Soo inverts his Night And Day by putting a French character in a Korean setting in this minor, whimsical delight….

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