Na Hong-Jin - Torment and Despair

#123 – The Cinema of Na Hong-jin

He pulls the rug from under your feet. He will torture you emotionally. He will demonstrate how societal stereotypes become lethal when combined with an ineffective police force. Dive with us into the unforgiving and emotional roller coaster of the South Korean director Na Hong-jin.

Films covered in this episode:

The Chaser (2008) (Chugyeokja / 추격자)
The Yellow Sea (2010) (Hwanghae / 황해)
The Wailing (2016) (Gokseong / 곡성)

And shorts:

A Perfect Red Snapper Dish (2005) (완벽한 도미요리)
Sweat (2007)

Hosted by Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki. Edit by Karri Ojala. The Flick Lab theme tune written and performed by Nick Grivell and Karri Ojala.

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Picture “Na Hong-jin in Deauville Asian film festival” released by ENoz under the license CC BY-SA 3.0 . Changes were made to the original.

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