Category Archives: Korean cinema

KCC Film Highlights – March 2014 Korean Novels on Screen

Join the Korean Cultural Centre for Korean Novels on Screen: a special series focussing on novel adaptations by the 2014 Cultural Programme writers.

All films have English subtitles.

Tickets: free, but booking is essential.

Tuesday 4 March 19.00 (95 mins)The Road to Sampo

A young construction worker Young-dal travels to his hometown after being away for ten years in prison. Based on the novel by Hwang Sok-yong.

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Tuesday 11 March 19.00 (148 mins)Portrait of Youth

A university student reflects on the complications between love, political ideologies and rapid social changes. Based on the novel by Yi Mun-yol.

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Tuesday 18 March 19.00 (119 mins)The Scarlet Letter

A police detective investigates a murder case whilst struggling to maintain his relationships with his wife and mistress. Based on the novel by Kim Young-ha.

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Tuesday 25 March 19.00 (93 mins)Leafie, a Hen into the Wild

Seemingly destined to live the “same old” life, a laying hen named Leafie escapes her chicken farm and sets off on a journey into the wild. Based on The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Hwang Sun-mi.

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Tuesday 1 April 19.00 (163 mins)Moss

Adapted from a popular internet cartoon, Ryu Hae-guk investigates the mysterious death of his father in a remote mountain village. Based on the webtoon Moss by Yoon Tae-ho.

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All films will be screened at:

Korean Cultural Centre
Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand

Admission is free of charge, but booking is essential. You can reserve your place here.