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Korean Cinema

Park Chan-wook has begun work on his next film, a romantic murder mystery

By Charles Bramesco

Decision to Leave marks the director’s return to Korea following his English-language miniseries The Little Drummer Girl.

Watch: Tragedy and comedy in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite

By Luís Azevedo

Dissecting the slapstick and dramatic elements of the South Korean filmmaker’s Oscar-winning satire.

Watch: Hallyu Forever – The Korean Wave Explained

By Will Webb

How South Korean cinema’s domestic boom in the late 1990s took over the world.

Parasite will return to theaters in a new black-and-white version

By Charles Bramesco

Bong Joon-ho has prepared a monochrome edit of his award-winning comedy-thriller.

Can you mourn for a person of whom you have no memory?

By Beth Webb

Korean director Noh Young Sun reflects on her deeply personal debut feature, Yukiko.

The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil – first look review

By Michael Leader

A welcome dose of crooked cops and violent crims spices up the dying days of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

What to see at the London Korean Film Festival 2018

By Little White Lies

We’ve perused the programme for this year’s LKFF and selected some highlights you definitely shouldn’t miss.

Is this the definitive film on the conflict between North and South Korea?

By David Jenkins

Kim Dong-won’s rare 2003 film Repatriation plays at the 2018 London Korean Film Festival.

On the Beach At Night Alone – first look review

By David Jenkins

The wistful latest from Korean maestro Hong Sang-soo is powered by an exceptional lead performance.

The lives of Korean women as seen through the eyes of female directors

By Matt Turner

This year’s LKFF offered a refreshing counterpoint to the masculine narratives that continue to dominate Korean cinema.

The Wailing

By Anton Bitel

An outbreak of madness and murder takes hold of a small South Korean town in this superlative thriller.

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Right Now, Wrong Then

By Matthew Eng

The latest from South Korea’s Hong Sang-soo is a romance so lovely it needs to be told twice.

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