C'est Si Bon


Korean Movie Night New York

Co-presented by Korean Cultural Service NY and Asia Society

Part of Korean Movie Night New York's Summer Edition (Jun 11 - Aug 25, 2015)

New York Premiere

C'est Si Bon
(쎄시봉 Sae-si-bong)

Directed by Kim Hyun-suk
Starring: Kim Yun-seok, Jung Woo, Han Hyo-joo, Kim Hee-ae
2015. South Korea. 119 min. DCP. In Korean with English subtitles.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 6:30 PM 

It is 1960s Seoul. Oh Geun-tae (Jung Woo), a country boy with a booming baritone voice, is discovered by aspiring singer-songwriter Lee Jang-hui (Jin Goo) and thrust into the bustling world of Seoul’s iconic folk music café C’est Si Bon. He unwittingly becomes the third member of the yet-to-debut “C’est Si Bon Trio” and the begrudging buffer between two rivals in the band—the vocal genius Song Chang-sik (Jo Bok-rae) and the heartthrob Yun Hyeong-ju (Kang Ha-neul). One day, aspiring actress Min Ja-young (Han Hyo-joo) enters the picture and the young men are completely bewitched. Will their muse inspire them to create legendary music or wreck the band before they even begin?

“This reassessment of the golden years of South Korea’s Western-style folk music scene follows a trio of musicians through the turbulent era...Realistically showcasing the interior of C'est Si Bon, with its devoted coterie of youthful, enthusiastic music fans and rotating roster of idolized performers” – The Hollywood Reporter

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Korean Movie Night New York is an ongoing, approximately twice-a-month film program that introduces the full spectrum of contemporary and classic Korean cinema to New York audiences, from popular blockbusters, independent films, and documentaries to animation and family movies.


Event Details

Tue 14 Jul 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue (at East 70 Street), New York, NY
Free admission. First-come, first-served. Line forms at 5:30 pm. Tickets are distributed at 6:00 pm. One ticket per person only.
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