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The Power of Kangwon Province (1998)

Kangwon-do ui him (original title)
(Korean with English subtitles) Helmed by one of Korea's leading directors, Hong Sang-soo, Jisook joins two of her girlfriends for a holiday in Korea's Kangwon Province. But in an eerie ... See full summary »

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Jong-hak Baek ...
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Jaehyun Chun ...
Jaewan
Sunyoung Im ...
Misun
Yoosuk Kim ...
The Policeman
Yun-hong Oh ...
Jisook
Hyunyoung Park ...
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(Korean with English subtitles) Helmed by one of Korea's leading directors, Hong Sang-soo, Jisook joins two of her girlfriends for a holiday in Korea's Kangwon Province. But in an eerie twist of fate, her former lover, Sangkwon, plans a getaway for the same destination, where tragedy brings them together once again. Written by Anonymous

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A first for Korean cinema
18 January 2001 | by (Minneapolis) – See all my reviews

I really don't know, but this is probably the first and only Korean film that that doesn't have any reaction shots. No pans, no dolly shots...nothin'! No professional actors were cast. Very basic filmmaking. The subject matter is trivial, everyday life. Overall, it's a beautiful film to see.


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