Directed by Jang Yoon-hyeon
Also known as "Russian Coffee"
Toward the end of the 19th century, King Gojong (Park Hee-soon) of Korea's Joseon Dynasty briefly sought refuge at the Russian consulate under the threat of foreign invasion. Here he fell in love with a drink that had yet to gain popularity in his homeland: coffee. Returning to the throne, he hires the beautiful Tanya (Kim So-yeon) as his personal barista. Tanya becomes involved in a dangerous social circle that involves not only the Russian sniper Ilyich (Joo Jin-mo) but also the mysterious socialite known as both BAE Jeong-ja and Sadako (Yoo Sun). With her intimate connection to the King, making a drink that could easily conceal poison, Tanya must decide if shewill become a pawn in the political battlefield of late 19th century Korea.
Directed by Jeon Soo-il
Busan's representative director Jeon Soo-il's eight full feature film is set around "Pink", a shabby bar, and captures in detail the low lives with the director's characteristic static style. The performance by Seo Kab-sook, who returns to the big screen for the first in over 10 years since [Bongja], music by artist Kang San-eh, and the picturesque scenery of Goon-san beach, complete with the flying seagulls, add make the film an unquestionably memorable experience.
"The Beat Goes on" (2010)
Directed by Byun Sung-Hyun
Previously known as "Youth Groove" on HanCinema.
Meet the secret hip-hop group "Rampage" live and on stage.
Leader Chang-dae (Bong Tae-gyu), MC Min-soo (Lee Young-hoon) and vocalist Ah-ra (Kwak Ji-min) make up the cool and popular underground Hongdae hip-hop trio "Rampage". All is going well until Min-soo gets picked up by a record company and the group faces breaking up. Three years later, Chang-dae sees Min-soo on TV, now rich and better off than him, and he dreams of another chance to make it big. He then seeks out Ah-ra to find the whereabouts of the "S" video he starred in long ago...
What exactly happened to the group three years ago?
"Home Sweet Home - Movie" (2011)
Directed by Moon Si-hyun
Tae-su, a young promising businessman and happily married family man, loses everything overnight when he underwrites a friend's debt. His wife cannot bear the thought of selling their posh flat and proposes divorcing on paper. Tae-su agrees and tries to steer clear of creditors at a bleak, dank Gosiwon or low-cost lodging facility for the poor with cubicle-like single rooms. There, a precocious teenager girl Se-ra takes an interest in him, but it's not before long her father intervenes.
"Fighting! Family" (2012)
An omnibus movie created by the Ministry of Health and Welfare to increase the nation's interest in low birth rates. The four-part story tells us the reality of our society.
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