EFP Cannes
21 September 2017

THROUGH KOREAN CINEMA

THROUGH KOREAN CINEMA (VIAGGIO NEL CINEMA COREANO)

original title:

VIAGGIO NEL CINEMA COREANO

cinematography:

editing:

production:

Blue Film, with the support of Korean Air, Seoul Film commission, Korea Film Fest, Ambasciata della Repubblica di Corea in Italia

country:

Italy

year:

2010

film run:

60'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (31/07/2010)

festival & awards:

Discover the roots of Korean cinema. A cinema who surprised by the success recorded in the major international festivals. Interviews at five famous Korean directors, to get to know closely the evolution of Korean cinema. Through their words, their pictures and their stories. The interviews will be made to Im Kwon-taek, regarded by all as the great master. Park Kwang-Su, Lee chang-dong and Lee Myung-se (directors who began the new current call “New Korean Cinema”), Park Chan-wook (modern successful directors).
The Korean cinema has tendency to describe both the society, the past and the modern. The world of west cinema knows these directors through the journey of some of their movies. What do we know about their thoughts, their life, their culture and their way of working? The documentary focus on it.