London Korean Film Festival 2009
Dream Dream
Dream and Thirst
The Aimless Bullet (Obaltan) (Country: South Korea; Year: 1960; Director: Yoo Hyun-mok; Writer: Lee Beom-seon; Stars: Choi Mu-ryong, Kim Jin-kyu, Moon Jeong-suk)
A man struggles to support his pregnant wife, two children, lonely sister and mentally unstable mother.
Breathless (Ddongpari) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2009; Director: Lee Hwan, Yang Ik-June, Kim Kkobbi; Writer: Yang Ik-June; Stars: Yang Ik-June, Jeong Man-shik, Kim Gol-bi), Trailer
Can a schoolgirl offer salvation to a Korean gangster?
Dream (Bi-mong) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2008; Director: Kim Ki-duk; Writer: Kim Ki-duk; Stars: Jô Odagiri, Lee Na-yeong, Jang Mi-hie, Kim Tae-hyeon, Park Ji-a)
A woman acts out the dreams of a stranger.
Eighteen (Hwioribaram) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2009; Director: Kun-jae Jang; Writer: Kun-jae Jang; Stars: Choi Hyeon-Sook, Choi Hyo-Sang, Han Na)
A pair of teenagers celebrate their 100-day anniversary with a trip to the beach... but when they return their parents forbid them to see one another until they start college.
A Frozen Flower (Ssang-hwa-jeom) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2008; Director: Ha Yu; Writer: Ha Yu; Stars: Zo In-sung, Joo Jin-mo, Song Ji-hyo)
Love, betrayal and revenge against a 14th-century backdrop.
Breathless Breathless
Breathless and The Aimless Bullet
Haeundae (Country: South Korea; Year: 2009; Director: Yun Je-gyun; Writer: Yun Je-gyun; Stars: Sol Kyung-gu, Ha Ji-won)
Korea's first big-budget disaster film sees a beach resort hit by a tidal wave.
Himalaya: Where the Wind Dwells (Himalayaeui sonyowa) (Country: South Korea, France; Year: 2008; Director: Jeon Soo-il; Writer: Jeon Soo-il; Stars: Choi Min-sik)
When an acquaintance is killed, a man heads to the Himalayas to return his remains to his family.
Insadong Scandal (Insadong seukaendeul) (Stars: Um Jung-hwa, Kim Rae-won)
Crime caper sees rivalry and double-crossing abound after the discovery of a 400-year-old painting.
Kim's Daughters (Kim yakgukjib daldeul, Gimyakguk-ui Ttaldeul) (Country: South Korea; Year: 1963; Director: Hyun Mok Yoo; Writer: Kyeong-ri Park; Stars: Dong-won Kim, Aeng-ran Eom, Ji-hie Choi, Min-ja Lee, Jeong-sun Hwang)
A pharmacist trying to marry off his kids finds his plans scuppered when he discovers his daughter is having an affair with a servant.
Martyr (Sungyoja) (Country: South Korea; Year: 1965; Director: Yu Hyun-mok; Writer: Kim Eun-guk; Stars: Kim Jin-kyu , Nam Kung-won, Jang Dong-hwi)
Two clergyman who have survived a Korean War abduction, begin to question their belief.
Oseam (Country: South Korea; Year: 2004; Director: Sung Baek-yub)
Animation tells the story of two orphans who are looked after by monks.
Private Eye (Geu-rim-ja sal-in) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2009; Director: Park Dae-Min; Stars: Hwang Jeong-min, Ryu Deok-hwan)
A sleuth agrees to take a case from a medical student searching for the murderer of his latest cadaver, but there's something fishy going on.
Rough Cut (Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa-da) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2008; Director: Hun Jang; Writer: Hun Jang; Stars: Su-hyeon Hong, Ji-Hwan Kang, Chang-Seok Ko, Ji-seob So)
An actor who finds his colleagues won't work with him becomes so desperate he offers the role to a gangster, who has only one condition - the fight scenes must be real.
Scandal Makers: Replicated Strokes (Gwasok Seukaendeul, Kwasok scandle) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2008; Director: Kang Hyeong-Cheol; Writer: Kang Hyeong-Cheol; Stars: Cha Tae-hyun, Wang Suk-hyun)
A radio host finds his ratings rocket after a woman phones in looking for her long-lost father... little realising scandal awaits.
The Story Of Mr Sorry (Jaebulchal Si Yiyaki) (Director: Kwak In-keun, Kim Il-hyun, Ryu Ji-na, Lee Eun-mi, Lee Hae-young)
Animation about a professional ear cleaner who starts to shrink and becomes so small he can climb into the heads of his clients, with some shocking results.
Thirst (Bakjwi) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2009; Director: Park Chan-wook; Writer: Jeong Seo-Gyeong, Park Chan-wook; Stars: Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-vin, Kim Hae-sook, Shin Ha-kyun, Park In-hwan)
A man is turned into a vampire by an experimental medical treatment.
Treeless Mountain (Country: US, South Korea; Year: 2008; Director: So Yong Kim; Writer: So Yong Kim; Stars: Kim Hee-Yeon, Kim Song-Hee)
Examination of childhood, seen through the eyes of two youngsters left by their mother with an alcoholic aunt.
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