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Fantasia 2011: Hoon-jung Park’s ‘The Unjust’ a stark vision of Korea’s cancerous heart

17 July 2011 11:34 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Unjust (Bu-dang-geo-rae)

Written by Hoon-jung Park

Directed by Seung-wan Ryoo

South Korea, 2010

“That you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.” -Matthew 5:45

There is a sequence in Hergé’s Tintin adventure Flight 714 when Captain Haddock has a problem with a piece of sticking plaster and when he finally gets rid of it, the band-aid makes it way from stewardess to passenger to crew to pilot and back again to Haddock, until everyone in the plane has had some kind of run-in with the sticky thing. While that slapstick sequence is played for laughs and The Unjust is one of the grimmest, darkest crime dramas ever made, like the passengers of Flight 714, the passengers of The Unjust are stuck, not with a band-aid, but with »

- Michael Ryan

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