What’s Korean Cinema? 14 – General’s Son & Going By The Book

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For our regular mix of something old, something new-ish, we turn to director Im Kwon-taek’s The General’s Son from 1990. The first of three examinations of brawling gangster turned politician Kim Doo-han and in the second half, Castaway On The Moon’s Jung Jae-young is an excellent police officer who’s also an excellent robber as it turned out in Ra Hee-chan’s Going By The Book from 2007. With Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid’s Paul Quinn.

Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/General’s Son background
21m 35s – Im Kwon-taek bio/discussion
38m 12s – General’s Son review
70m 42s – Jang Jin bio/discussion
85m 18s – Jung Jae-young bio/discussion
92m 50s – Going By The Book review

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. We are also featured on All Things Film, a collection of like minded Film, Cinema, TV, Geek and Cult Podcasts.

Show Links:


What’s Korean Cinema? at Stitcher
sogoodreviews.com
Sleazy K’s Video
Hangul Celluloid on Twitter and Facebook
KOFA’s You Tube Channel
Watch General’s Son on KOFA’s You Tube channel
All Things Film
Im Kwon-taek interview – Hangul Celluloid
Sopyonje review – Hangul Celluloid
Broken review – Hangul Celluloid
What’s Korean Cinema? 13 – Chilsu And Mansu & Nowhere To Hide
What’s Korean Cinema? 4: Castaway On The Moon (2009)

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