Country focus - republic of korea

Coin Locker Girl

  • 2015
  • 110 minutes
  • Colour

DirectorHan Jun-hee

LanguageKorean

CountrySouth Korea

A new born girl is abandoned in a coin operated locker in the subway station. The girl is sold off to a woman referred to simply as Mother, the boss of a remorseless loan shark group. Raised by thieve..... Read more

Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet

  • 2016
  • 110 minutes
  • Colour

DirectorLee Joon-ik

LanguageKorean

CountrySouth Korea

Based on the life and work of Korea's renowned poet, Yun Dong Ju. Dong Ju, while studying literature in Japan, was charged and detained for having participated in the Korean Independence Movement. Kno..... Read more

The King of Pigs

  • 2011
  • 97 minutes
  • Colour

DirectorYeon Sang-ho

LanguageKorean

CountrySouth Korea

Haunted by their troubled childhoods, Jung Jong-suk and Hwang Kyung-min reunite one evening and recall their school days spent attempting to avoid abuse by their classmates who relented only when made..... Read more

The Shameless

  • 2015
  • 118 minutes
  • Colour

DirectorOh Seung-uk

LanguageKorean

CountrySouth Korea

Homicide detective Jung Jae-gon is chasing after a suspect of a murder case. He knew his suspect would get in touch with his lover Kim Hye-kyung, who is a madam at a third-rate bar. Jung goes undercov..... Read more

The World Of Us

  • 2016
  • 95 minutes
  • Colour

DirectorGa-eun Yoon

LanguageKorean

CountrySouth Korea

At an age when perhaps friends mean more than moms, 10-year-old Sun is an outcast at school. During summer vacation, she meets Jia, who is new to town. A s S u n s h o w s J i a a r o u n d t h e neig..... Read more

Tunnel/ 터널

  • 2016
  • 126 Min
  • Colour

DirectorKIM Seong-hun

LanguageKorean

CountryRepublic of Korea

Jung-soo, an ordinary car dealer driving his way home suddenly finds himself caught under a collapsed tunnel. Outside, this breaking news creates media frenzy, an emergency rescue team is organized, a.. ... Read more