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South Korea’s female filmmakers are finally making their voices heard

By Darren Carver-Balsiger

At the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, five films directed by women signalled a new chapter for Korean cinema.

If you like Burning, seek out this haunting Murakami adaptation

By Elena Lazic

Tony Takitani also explores themes of isolation, obsession and the pervasive influence of capitalism.

Lee Chang-dong: ‘Today we are living in Murakami’s world’

By Matt Thrift

The South Korean maestro talks literary inspiration and his mysterious new psychodrama, Burning.

Burning

By Trevor Johnston

Lee Chang-dong’s sly take on a Haruki Murakami short story is a slow-burn mystery touched by genius.

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A beginner’s guide to the films of Lee Chang-dong

By Josh Slater-Williams

To celebrate the release of Burning, we survey the South Korean writer/director’s earlier work.

The 30 best films of 2018

By Little White Lies

Our annual countdown of the movies that made the biggest impression on us this year, from Hereditary to The House That Jack Built.

Burning – first look review

By David Jenkins

This monumental new work from South Korean director Lee Chang-dong was well worth the eight-year wait.

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