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Trailer: The Bacchus Lady (South Korea, 2016)


A cinematic take on one of South Korea's most disheartening social problems: elderly prostitutes.

Review: My Way (South Korea, 2011)


During the D-Day landings in 1944, American paratroopers captured an Asian man in Wehrmacht uniform. This man was Yang Kyoungjong, a Korean who had…

Five Snapshots of South Korean History From “Ode to My Father”


Learn about South Korea's history through Ode to My Father, a touching Forrest Gump-like story of an ordinary man who experiences extraordinary events.

Review: The President’s Last Bang (South Korea, 2005)


Although the onscreen assassination of a certain North Korean leader has dominated recent headlines, South Korea is actually in the lead for seeing its heads...

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