A Resistance

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Film info

Director: Joe Min-ho
Cast: Ko A-sung, Kim Sae-byeok, Kim Ye-eun, Jeong Hadam
Cert 12, 105mins, 2019

Though set almost entirely within the confines of the notorious Seodaemun Prison, this mostly monochrome feature from writer/director Joe Min-ho (A Million, 2009) uses the incarceration of real-life freedom fighter Yu Gwan-sun (Ko A-sung) to crystallise the ordeals of Korea's occupation by the Japanese.

This screening will be introduced by Jinhee Choi. Jinhee Choi is a Reader in Film Studies at King's College London and currently working on a monograph on girlhood and contemporary South Korean cinema.

Picturehouse Central, 09 Nov 2019 6:45 pm

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