Poetry (2010)

Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 18:30

Korean Film Screening 30

Title: Poetry / 시 (2010)
Thursday February 9th, 6:30pm 2012
Location: Korean Cultural Office, Multipurpose Hall
Special Event: Introduced by Matt Ravier, Director of The Festivalists

Director: Lee Chang-dong ('Secret Sunshine''Oasis')
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 139 mins
Cast: Yoon Jeong-hee ('The Old Potter')

Mija is a unpredictable character with an inquisitive mind who likes to where fashionable outfits and extravagant hats. She lives with her grandson in a small city, one where a secret in the community is always likely to come out. She soon takes up a poetry class at a local community centre, and in her quest for poetic inspiration, begins to observe the beauty in everyday life. When suddenly faced with a harsh reality beyond even her imagination, she realizes that life is not as beautiful as she once thought. 


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Audience Rating: 4.38 Stars


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