BURNING (12 September 2019)

Director: Lee Chang-dong

Cast: Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun, Jeon Jong-seo

UK release date: Feb 2019 Cert 15 Subtitled

South Korea      148 minutes

Jong-soo runs into Hae-mi, a girl who once lived in his neighbourhood, and she asks him to watch her cat while she’s out of town. When she returns, she introduces him to Ben, a man she met on the trip. Ben proceeds to tell Jong-soo about his hobby…

“Wave your lighters in the air. This bleak movie is one of the years best.” – London Evening Standard

“Lee Chang-dong’s sly take on a Haruki Murakami short story is a slow-burn mystery touched by genius.” – Little White Lies

                     

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