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Extra-large 'Korean Movie 60 years' film festival in New York

2004/11/10 | 149 views | Permalink | Source

In New York, extra-large 'Korean Movie 60 years' film festival takes place.

Korean movie extra-large 'New Tiger: Korean movie 60 years' takes place from Nov. 12 through Dec. 7 under the auspices of the Lincoln Center, New York, in the United States.

'Korean movie 60 years' under the auspices of the Lincoln Center
The Lincoln Center, the highest culture institution in New York, established in late 1960s, had been introducing Korean movies recently sometimes by several pieces, but extra-large Korean movie screening event is the first time for this film festival since the Lincoln Center was established in 1969.

At this time's film festival, Korea classic movie golden age's works such as 'Accidental firing bullet' (1961), 'The Housemaid - 1960' (1960), and 'Kim drugstore's daughters'(1963), masterpieces that reflected gloomy phased of the time in the 1980s such as 'A road to Sampho' (1975) and 'Fool proclamation' (1983), and 40 pieces that can see all-inclusive pedigree of Korean movie such as 'A floral leaf' (1996), 'Peppermint Candy
' (2000), 'Silmido' (2003), and "Low Life" (2004), are screened.

"Low Life" describes the most controversial period of Korean modern history
The setting of "Low Life", a film to be screened at the Lincoln Center, covers the late 50's to the early 70's which was the most controversial period of Korean modern history.

Although Koreans succeeded in liberating itself on August 15, 1945 after being occupied by Japan for 35 years, they failed to completely clean up those who held power under the Japanese regime and had conformed to it...

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