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Korean Movie Night New York
Co-presented by Korean Cultural Service NY and Asia Society
Part of Emerging Talent series (April 7 to May 27, 2015)
East Coast premiere
Directed by Lee Don-ku
Starring: Nam Yeon-woo, Yang Jo-a, Hong Jeong-ho, Kang Ki-doong
2012. South Korea. 103 min. HDCAM. In Korean with English subtitles.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 6:30 pm
A young woman, Jang-mi, has been drugged and raped by a gang of high schoolers. 10 years later, one of the assailants, Sung-gong (Nam Yeon-woo), encounters Jang-mi, who doesn’t recognize him anymore. It is apparent that the scars and wounds inflicted on Jang-mi have not fully healed. Guilt-stricken, Sung-gong enters Jang-mi’s life to seek redemption. As the friendship between the two slowly develops, will Sung-gong reveal his true identity? Will he be able to find forgiveness? Lee Don-ku’s impressive directorial debut, made with a shoe-string budget of USD 3,000, Fatal reflects on guilt and the lasting impact of a person’s action.
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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.