[HanCinema's Digest] Cinema Snippets

KOBIZ interviews Director Han Jun-hee and actress Kim Go-eun, Modern Cinema Cinema reviews two Korean films that made it to Cannes, and Fabien previews two local films set for release this week.

"Interview Director Han Jun-hee and Actress Kim Go-eun of COIN LOCKER GIRL"

Director Han Jun-hee and actress Kim Go-eun share their thoughts on "Coin Locker Girl" and their Cannes experience: "I have many doubts about myself so I'm not sure what kind of director I will become, but after coming to Cannes, I have a strong desire to make many more films", said Han.

…READ ON KOBIZ: http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/news/interview.jsp?pageIndex=1&blbdComCd=601019&seq=167&mode=INTERVIEW_VIEW&returnUrl&searchKeyword

"Cannes 2014 Review: A GIRL AT MY DOOR Is Korean Cinema At Its Finest"

The Cannes film festival is definitely on everyone's lips, and Pierce and his team of talented writers have not let Korea cinephiles down with coverage and reviews. In this review, Pierce reviews July Jung's "A Girl at My Door" starring Bae Doona, Kim Sae-ron, and Song Sae-byeok: "Gripping from start to finish, "A Girl at My Door" is a film with its fair share of high drama, but unlike most of its Korean compatriots, it never overplays its hand and treats its audience with respect. It may be a little unclear how big of a talent we've just been introduced to in July Jung, but there's no question that her film is the real deal. 'A Girl at My Door is Korean cinema' at its finest".  

…READ ON MODERN KOREAN CINEMA: http://www.modernkoreancinema.com/2014/05/cannes-2014-review-girl-at-my-door-is.html

"Cannes 2015 Review: THE SHAMELESS Delivers Hardboiled Melodrama with Top Drawer Performances"

South Korean film critic and journalist Pierce Conran reviews another Korean feature that made its way to the star-studded screen at Cannes, this time its Oh Seung-wook romantic melodrama "The Shameless" with Jeon Do-yeon and Kim Nam-gil.

…READ ON MODERN KOREAN CINEMA: http://www.modernkoreancinema.com/2015/05/cannes-2015-review-shameless-delivers.html

"New Korean Films: Disobeying Civil Servants (2015 Week 19)"

In Korea and wondering what films are about to drop? Fabien Schneider walks us through two new films ("Chronicles of Evil" and "The Disobeying Teachers") are will be hitting South Korea cinemas soon.

…READ ON MODERN KOREAN CINEMA: http://www.modernkoreancinema.com/2015/05/new-korean-films-disobeying-civil.html