The London Korean Film Festival starts next week. The programme has been out for a little while already, so I’m running a little late with this post – fortunately, it’s still just in time. As always, the programme is diverse as can be, with animation, horror, thrillers, rom-coms (and more) all featuring. Most films are recent releases, but a few older ones are on the programme too – most of those as part of mini-seasons (e.g. a Kim Ki-duk season).
The festival managed to snag a number of particularly high profile guests this year, including A-list actors Kang Dong-won and Jung Woo-sung. Yes, Kang Dong-won and Jung Woo-sung! K-pop fans will also be delighted to hear that Donghae and Eunhyuk of Super Junior are stopping by (though I am not sure if any tickets for that special event are still left). Continue reading