Burning (2019)

South Korea – 2018

Director: Lee Chang-dong
Screenplay: Oh Jung-Mi, Lee Chang-dong
Runtime:  148’
Cast:  Ah-In Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-Seo Jun
Editing:  Kim Hyun, Kim Da-Won
Cinematography:  Hong  Kyung-Pyo
Sound:  Lee Seung-Chul
Production:  PinehouseFilm Co., Ltd.
Sales:  Tucker Film, Samantha Faccio tucker@tuckerfilm.com
Language:  Korean
Awards: Fipresci, Vulcan Awards (Festival di Cannes 2018), Golden Camera 300 for Best Cinematography (Manaki Brothers Film Festival 2018)

An anomalous thriller of memories, presences and absences, all narrated from the point of view of the main character, Jongsu, who falls desperately in love with Haemi, a former school friend and a girl of a thousand facets and contradictions who is stolen from him by Ben, a rich, mysterious and brilliant man who has burning abandoned greenhouses as a “hobby”. A painful look at the mystery of life and on how it can be told.

In collaboration with Far East Film Festival



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