This morning I woke to find a parcel from the Korean Cultural Centre UK on the stairs – an envelope containing the film DVD 이끼 (I-ggi/Moss). The KCCUK sent me an email a few weeks back to let me know that I had won a DVD for diligently filling out a survey during the London Korean Film Festival back in October. I am not sure if they did a draw or chose DVD winners indeed by effort, but effort I did make – scribbling plenty of feedback on those forms, including a request to screen 도가니/Dogani, Silenced/The Crucible next year, do multiple showings of films and invite Kim Soo-hyun (they asked who we would like to see at the festival!). I even wrote film titles in Korean!
Director: Kim Hyeong-Ju (김형주)
Screenplay: Kim Hyeong-Ju (김형주)
Cast: Jin Goo (진구), Park Bo-Young (박보영).
Trailer: The ESP Couple (no subtitles)
Su-min (Jin Goo) is a college student with the ability to read – even manipulate – other people’s minds. It is not a talent that he particularly enjoys as the opening scene with its slightly eerie tone reveals. Continue reading »