Tae-Yong Kim

  • Tae-Yong Kim – Yeogo goedam 2 aka Whispering Corridors 2: Memento Mori (1999)

    Tae-Yong Kim1991-2000AsianHorrorQueer Cinema(s)South Korea

    Min-Ah discovers a shared diary and is soon fascinated to learn that two people she thought to be very close friends have in fact begun a forbidden romance at her school. She finds herself unable to tear her eyes away from the literally page-turning high drama of her classmates’ lives, and the allure of the secret diary begins to take over. When one of the diary’s writers is found dead from an apparent suicide, rumors spread and Min-Ah begins to feel a strange presence. The once-tranquil school is transformed into a place of morbid terror, as if the words written in the journal, “memento mori” (remember the dead), have come to life.Read More »

  • Tae-Yong Kim – You Are More Than Beautiful (2012)

    2011-2020ArthouseShort FilmSouth KoreaTae-Yong Kim

    South Korean director Kim Tae-yong’s You Are More Than Beautiful is about a man hiring a young woman named Young-Hee to pretend to be his fiancée to try and show his ill father he is getting married. When his father slips into a coma he pays the woman at the hospital, but she slips into his hospital room and in a charmingly beautiful scene stands and sings a Korean opera song to the father (in a room with five other seriously ill elderly men).Read More »

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