The great names in cinema
| 149 minutes | 2018
Eight years after Poetry, Korean filmmaker Lee Chang-Dong adapts Japanese writer Haruki Murakami’s novel on the coded twists and turns of a love triangle. After a chance encounter with Haemi, a former girlfriend, Jongsu, a young courier, agrees to feed her cat while she goes to Africa. To Jongsu’s chagrin, she returns in the company of a mysterious, rich stranger, Ben. A powerful social message and bewitching lyricism lies behind this patient but fascinating thriller. It is an odyssey to the heart of uncertainty and it will haunt you long after the credits have rolled.
Fipresci Prize - Cannes Film Festival
2010 - POETRY (director | writer)2007 - SECRET SUNSHINE (director | producer | writer)2002 - OASIS (director | writer)2000 - PEPPERMINT CANDY (director | writer)1997 - GREEN FISH (director | writer) – feature debut
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