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Korean Cinema NOW | Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet

Korean Cinema NOW | Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet

110 minutes, NR (Korean Rating 12+)

Dong-ju: the Portrait of a Poet is a biographical period film directed by Lee Joon-ik.

Shot in black and white, it describes the life of poet Yun Dong-ju (Kang Ha-Neul) during the Japanese colonial occupation focusing on his struggles to devote life to writing, his friendship and rivalry with his politically active cousin Song Mong-Gyu (Park Jung-Min) and their involvement in the Korean Independence Movement.

Please see this review in Film in Ether (http://www.filmedinether.com/reviews/koffia-2016-review-dongju-the-life-of-a-poet/) and the interview on Screenanarchy (http://screenanarchy.com/2016/07/nyaff-2016-interview-lee-joon-ik-and-shin-yeon-shick-on-dongju-the-portait-of-a-poets-unflinching-

 

Saturday, April 15, 2017
1:00-3:00 PM
Off Campus Location

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