This year's London Korean Film Festival has a great line-up including some of the country's biggest hits this year, alongside past classics. It opens with time travelling adventure thriller Alienoid.

The festival runs from 3 to 17 November.

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Seire
Seire
A new father strives to protect his baby for the 21 days during which it is vulnerable to spiritual attack.
The 2nd Repatriation
The 2nd Repatriation
A documentary about long term political prisoners who, though they ‘converted’ through coercion, still hope for repatriation to North Korea.
The Admiral: Roaring Currents
The Admiral: Roaring Currents
A dramatisation of the historical Battle of Myeongnyang and its star naval admiral Yi Sun-sin, who led a small fleet to improbable victory over a much larger Japanese fleet.
Alienoid
Alienoid
The door of time opens between the swordsman who wants to seize the legendary divine sword at the end of the Goryeo Dynasty and those who chase after an alien prisoner imprisoned in a human body in 2022.
Broker
Broker
Drama following a group of people brought together by "baby post boxes" used to help abandoned babies.
The Fifth Thoracic Vertebra
The Fifth Thoracic Vertebra
After a couple splits up, mould left behind on a mattress slowly grows into a creature that steals the vertebrae of humans who inhabit the bed.
Hansan: Rising Dragon
Hansan: Rising Dragon
The story of a critical sea battle between Koreans and invading Japanese forces in 1592.

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