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Posts Tagged ‘Im Kwon Taek’

What’s Korean Cinema? 17 – Sopyonje

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Screaming and singing her heart out, set to a rhythm, a drum and a family drama underneath… it’s what’s depicted by legendary director Im Kwon-taek in Sopyonje from 1993.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/production background/Im Kwon-taek bio
30m 02s – Pansori background
33m 00s – Sopyonje review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 20: General’s Son 2 & 3

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Kenny B and Paul Quinn finish off the trilogy.

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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

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