Browse by Country - Korea

Spider Forest (2004)

Director: Song Il-gon
Starring: Woo-seong Kam, Jung Suh, Kyeong-heon Kang, Hyeong-seong Jang, Byung-ho Son

TV journalist Kang Min wakes up in a reputedly haunted forest and finds a gruesome murder scene nearby. He gives chase to the perpetrator but loses hi... Read more

Sympathy For Mr Vengeance (2002)

Director: Chan-wook Park
Starring: Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin, Bae Doo-na, Ji-Eun Lim, Bo-bae Han

The first part of Chan-wook Park's revenge trilogy, precursor to the incredible 'Old Boy', centres around a young deaf man, Ryu and his dying sister.... Read more

Unknown Pleasures / Xiao Wu (2002)

Director: Jia Zhang-ke
Starring: Zhao Tao, Zhou Qing Feng, Zhao Wei Wei, Wu Qiong, Wang Hong Wei

Two films from acclaimed director Jia Zhang-Ke take a look at contemporary China, its inequalities, direction and disaffected urban youth. 'Unknown Pl... Read more

The Quiet Family (1998)

Director: Kim Jee-Woon
Starring: Kang-ho Song, Min-sik Choi, Park In-hwan, Na Mun-heui

A South Korean black comedy horror about a family who take over the running of Mt Lodge, a hotel in the suburbs. However punters aren't lining up and... Read more

A State of Mind (2004)

Director: Daniel Gordon

North Korea's Mass Games bring together over 80,000 peformers to create a mind-boggling spectacle of dance, gymnastics and music in honour of their le... Read more

3 Extremes (2004)

Director: Takashi Miike, Chan-wook Park, Fruit Chan
Starring: Kyoko Hasegawa, Atsuro Watabe, Byung-hun Lee, Won-hee Lim, Hye-jeong Kang, Jung-...

Three of Asia's hottest directors join forces for this horror triple. Hong Kong's Fruit Chan, Korea's Park Chan-wook and Japan's Takashi Miike each co... Read more

Phone (2002)

Director: Byeong-ki Ahn
Starring: Ji-won Ha, Yu-mi Kim, Woo-jae Choi, Ji-yeon Choi, Seo-woo Eun

Journalist Ji-won, (Ji-won Ha) changes her cellphone after an investigation into a scandal leads to her receiving threats รข?? but things only get scar... Read more

Memories of Murder (2003)

Director: Joon-ho Bong
Starring: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song, Hie-bong Byeon, Seo-hie K...

Based on the true story of Korea's first recorded serial killer, and set during the politically charged '80s this film fairly crackles with tension.... Read more

Birthday Boy (2004)

Director: Sejong Park

Sejong Park's Oscar-nominated short from Australia, telling the story of a young boy in the Korean war and the arrival of an unexpected package on his... Read more

The Ghost ( aka Dead Friends ) (2004)

Director: Tae-gyun Kim
Starring: Ha-Nuel Kim, Nam Sang-mi, Bin , Yi Shin

Ji-won (Kim Ha-Neul) is a bright young student with a promising future, but her past is a blank beyond a mysterious incident from some time ago. Hard... Read more