Worldly Desires (43min)
A couple escapes their family to look for a spiritual tree in the jungle. When the night falls, a song comes from somewhere. It speaks about an innocent idea of love and happiness and conveys a sense of guiltless freedom when being hot by love. The film is a little simulation of manners and dedicated to the memories of filmmaking in the jungle during the year 2001-2005.
A man wakes up in a snall room. He doesn’t know where he is and has no memory what happened to him. What terrifies him more is that he is bleeding, accompanied by acute pain. The clearer his consciousness becomes, the tighter the room seems to get.
Magician is a name of a band. The band broke up because the guitarist, Ja-Eun, killed herself 3 years ago. Her boyfriend and the band’s drummer, Jae-Sung reminisces about her in every 31st of December. Jae-Sung and their bassist Myung-Soo wait for Ha-Young, the vocalist in a desert forest in Kangwondo. It is snowing, the last night of December, and the time is quarter to midnight.
Every year since the first Jeonju International Film Festival back in 2000, JIFF selects three filmmakers who are given 50 million KRW to create a thirty-minute digital movie. No restrictions are given to the topic or type of film to be made and many of the results have been outstanding. Now, gathered together for the first time, these 27 films from 2000-2008 have been made available in a 915 minutes, 9-disk set.
Language:Thai, Japanese, Korean
Subtitles:English + Korean sub/idx – some hardsubs