Burning

Burning
  • 2018
  • South Korea
  • 2h 28min
  • Directed by: Chang-dong Lee
  • Cast: Ah-In Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jeon

Jong-Su (Ah-in Yoo) is a delivery man with a troubled past, who’s attracted to neighbour Hae-mi (Jong-seo Jun) until she hooks up with dashing Ben (Yeun). Exquisitely crafted adaptation of a Haruki Murakami short story, meandering from comedy to romance to thriller before an unforgettable climax.

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Burning

28 Jan 20195 stars

Masterful mystery drama from South Korea's Chang-dong Lee

Lyrical, languid and utterly beguiling, Chang-dong Lee's Burning demands that the viewer not only succumb to its wilful opacity, but revel in it. And that proves an easy task, given the exquisite filmmaking craft which ensures this slippery narrative…

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