Starting this Wednesday (20 July), a Lee Chang Dong Retrospective is held in town. We'll be treated to 4 of his films, including the recent film that won Best Screenplay and nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival last year - Poetry.
The film listing is as follows:
POETRY (2010) - OPINION: A-
SECRET SUNSHINE (2007) - OPINION: A
OASIS (2002) - OPINION: A-
PEPPERMINT CANDY (1999) - OPINION: Coming Soon
Through this retrospective, we hope to be exposed to contemporary South Korean cinema and learn infinitely about it. Perhaps in the midst, you will also be influenced (hopefully) and might be keen to check out any of these films that intrigues you.
We shall be sharing our opinion of these 4 films by South Korean new wave filmmaker Lee Chang Dong and update at intervals during this week, so do check back for updates!