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Posts Tagged ‘Shin Ha-kyun’

What’s Korean Cinema? 9 – The Flower In Hell & Save The Green Planet


Utilizing the oppurtunity to mix the important, obscure, favourite and known Korean cinema in the eyes of the general audience, that’s how you create an interesting podcast for YOU as a creator and an approachable one for all hopefully so this episode Kenny B, Hangul Celluloid’s Paul Quinn and Rufus De Rham of cineAWESOME! are talking Shin Sang-Ok’s acclaimed black and white drama The Flower In Hell from 1958 and Jang Joon-Hwan’s fan but not cinema audience favourite Save The Green Planet from 2003.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Shin Sang-Ok bio/discussion
30m 50s – The Flower In Hell review
52m 40s – Save The Green Planet background/Jang Joon-Hwan bio/discussion
65m 50s – Save The Green Planet review

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Thirst (2009)

Veteran actor  Song Kang-Ho plays the role of Sang-hyun, a catholic priest who helps anyone in need. He takes part in a trip to South Africa, donating his body to science. Contracting a deadly virus, Sang-hyun receives a blood transfusion which infuses him with a great energy and a uncontrollable lust for blood.

Upon his return to Korea he’s reunited with childhood friends Tae-Ju and Kang-Woo, who are now grown up and became a “married” couple. The couple live with Kangs mother, the hostess of the weekly mahjong games. Each night Tae-Ju spends the night running through the quiet streets, running from her troubles in life and her shame of a marriage.

An intimate affair between Sang-hyun and Tae-Ju emerages. Read the rest of this entry »

Thirst gets a UK Cinema Release


The recently merged Palisade|Tartan have the rights to Park Chan-Wooks “Thirst” starring Song Kang-Ho. The Premier is on the 2nd October in London. Then released at selected cinemas Friday 16th October. Then we can expect a DVD in the New Year!

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