Kong Hyo-Jin

  • Changwei Gu – Longtou (2012)

    ArthouseChangwei GuFifth Generation Chinese CinemaHong KongShort Film

    Gu Changwei’s Longtou—shot documentary style—features a series of characters who dwell on the realities of expectation, punctuated by a series of memorable shots (a cat stalking and jumping onto an air conditioner unit; an elderly man dragging a series plastic bottles; a weight-lifter practicing his moves and a child blowing bubbles) and nice use of music.Read More »

  • Jin-ho Hur – Hængbok AKA Happiness (2007)

    2001-2010DramaJin-ho HurRomanceSouth Korea

    Synopsis wrote:
    When stricken with a terminal disease, Young-su leaves his careless high life in the city, live-in girlfriend and dwindling business. He retreats to a sanatorium in the countryside in order to treat his illness, where he meets a young woman who is a resident patient there. Soon they develop feelings for each other and leave the sanatorium together to live in a small but cozy farm house. Their health improves dramatically but when Young-su’s friends from the city come for a visit, he starts to wonder if he should abandon mundane rural village and return to his former lifestyle.Read More »

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