Scarlet InnocenceVIEW EVENT DETAILS
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
(마담 뺑덕 Ma-dam Ppaeng-duck)
Directed by Yim Pil-sung
Starring: Jung Woo-sung, Lee Som (frequently referred to as Esom)
2014. South Korea. 112 min. DCP. In Korean with English subtitles.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 6:30 PM
This startling romantic thriller soaked in lust and revenge is the latest offering from Yim Pil-sung, director of the 2007 horror Hansel and Gretel. Heartthrob Jung Woo-sung (Cold Eyes and The Good, The Bad, The Weird) and emerging star Lee Som set the screen on fire in a cautionary tale of desire and punishment. College professor Hak-kyu (Jung Woo-sung) abandons his young student lover Deokee (Lee Som) after a torrid affair. Eight years later, as he is losing his eyesight, the professor befriends a young neighbor who turns out to be Deokee, who has returned and is hell-bent on revenge.
“Sporting a pair of terrific turns from Jung Woo-sung and Lee Som in a story that stealthily sidles through genres, Scarlet Innocence is a stylish neo film noir with a distinct Korean flavor” – Toronto International Film Festival
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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.