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A Dream of Iron (철의 꿈)

철의 꿈 (cheol-eui kkum)

Directed by Kelvin Kyung Kun Park (박경근)

Documentary

100min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
"A Dream of Iron" looks back on South Koreaís history of modernization in the 1960s, when the nation underwent drastic economic changes under President PARK Jung-heeís rule in attempts to recover from the devastation left by the Korean War. Artist Kelvin Kyung Kun PARK paints a portrait of what now remains of this time, when its people shared collective hopes and dreams for the nationís new beginning.

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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "A Dream of Iron"

    2014/12/13
    You know what's really weird? Whales. They're these huge underwater behemoths. That's pretty mysterious. Almost as mysterious as Tibetan Buddhist chanting, which also takes on otherworldly aspects. Having established these two obvious points, director Kelvin Kyung Kun Park moves on to what he really wants to showcase as strange- the dark all-powerful God of industrial metalworking who's responsible for almost everything in modern society. A horrific deity whose followers invoke visually and aurally bizarre rituals for the sake of building our own gigantic seaborne leviathans,...More

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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "A Dream of Iron"

    2014/12/13
    You know what's really weird? Whales. They're these huge underwater behemoths. That's pretty mysterious. Almost as mysterious as Tibetan Buddhist chanting, which also takes on otherworldly aspects. Having established these two obvious points, director Kelvin Kyung Kun Park moves on to what he really wants to showcase as strange- the dark all-powerful God of industrial metalworking who's responsible for almost everything in modern society. A horrific deity whose followers invoke visually and aurally bizarre rituals for the sake of building our own gigantic seaborne leviathans,...More
  • Korean movies opening today 2014/11/13 in Korea

    2014/11/13, Source
    Korean movies opening today 2014/11/13 in Korea: "Cart", "The Youth", "Set Me Free" and "A Dream of Iron",...More
  • [HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound...

    2014/11/08
    K-Films Coming Soon: ★★★★ "Set Me Free": A seventeen-year-old boy who grew up in a youth centre dreams of living a model life, but is angered when his father comes by to dump his sibling with him. (11/13) ★★★★ "Cart": A story of the things that happen to a non-contract employee at a supermarket after he is wrongfully dismissed and decides to stand up for it. (11/13) ★★★★ "A Dream of Iron": A visceral documentary that looks back on Korea's history of modernisation and the economic changes that occurred under President Park Jung-hee. (11/13) ★★★★ "The Youth": An omnibus film featuring five shorts about youthfulness, violence, and insensitivity by a variety of young directors. (11/13),...More
  • [Video] Trailer released for the Korean documentary 'A Dream of Iron'

    2014/10/21, Source
    Trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "A Dream of Iron",...More
  • Upcoming Korean documentary "A Dream of Iron"

    2014/08/22, Source
    Added the upcoming Korean documentary "A Dream of Iron"'s page to HanCinema database,...More
  • Berlin "Korean Film Night": Record-breaking number of people attend

    2011/02/16, Source
    by Berlin = KIM Hong-chun (KOFIC International Promotion Center, East Europe Manager) On the night of Valentine's Day – when the 61st Berlin International Film Festival began – the 'Korean Film Night' hosted by the Korea Cultural Center in Berlin, was in full swing. The 'Korean Film Night', co-hosted by the Korean Film Council, Pusan International Film Festival, and Women's Film Festival in Seoul, actively supported the promotion of Korean films as this year's Berlin International Film Festival was the first to feature ten Korean films with the night's other function being to promote substantial exchange between Korea and overseas' film businesses. 300 participants were expected at this event, but almost 500 movie movers-and-shakers attended, making it absolutely clear that there was a higher-than-expected interest and very welcome response towards Korean film,...More

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