2017 Korean Film Festival
Sunday, 3rd & Monday, 4th December
In collaboration with the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Mumbai
Welcome to Dongmakgol
Sunday, 3rd – 12.30 pm
Dongmakgol is a village tucked away on a remote mountain and untouched by the ongoing Korean War. Fate brings three fighting forces together in Dongmakgol: a US fighter pilot whose plane crashed in the mountains, three retreating North Korean soldiers, and two South Korean soldiers who are lost.
Director: Park Kwang-hyun
Writers: Jang Jin & Park Kwang-hyun
Cast: Jung Jae-young, Shin Ha-kyun, Kang Hye-jung & Im Ha-ryong
Sunday, 3rd – 3.00 pm
In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye’s old partner Macau Park, who brought Chinese thieves. Their target is a $20 million diamond known as ‘Tear of the Sun’.
Director: Choi Dong-hoon
Writers: Choi Dong-hoon, Lee Ki-cheol
Cast: Kim Yoon-seok, Lee Jung-jae, Kim Hye-soo & Jun Ji-hyun
Kundo: Age of the Rampant
(2014 /137 mins)
Sunday, 3rd – 5.30 pm
Set in the 19th century, Jo Yoon is the illegitimate son of a wealthy nobleman and a gisaeng (a legal entertainer for the state). Because his father and his wife failed to have a son themselves, they bring Jo Yoon into their home at the age of ten. Later, his foster mother gives birth to their first legitimate son, and Jo Yoon struggles for recognition from his father.
Director: Yoon Jong-bin
Writer: Jeon Cheol-hong
Cast: Ha Jung-woo, Gang Dong-won, Lee Sung-min, Cho Jin-woong & Lee Kyung-young
Sunday, 3rd – 8.00 pm
Dong-chul is the best North Korean special field agent, but during the transition to the rule of Kim Jung-un, he is left for the dead by his country, and his wife and daughter are thought to be killed. He soon finds out that his colleague was behind the killing, and he defects to the South in search of his nemesis.
Director: Won Shin-yun
Writer: Im Sang-yun
Cast: Gong Yoo, Park Hee-soon, Cho Seong-ha & Yoo Da-in
Forever the Moment
Monday, 4th – 6.30 pm
Once a professional Korean handball player, Mi-Sook is now working in a grocery store after her team disbanded. Hae-Kyung, now a coach for a handball team in Japan, returns to Korea to become the replacement coach for Korea’s national team. In order to improve the team, she asks her former teammates, including Mi-Sook, to join the national team and regain their past glory.
Director: Yim Soon-rye
Writer: Na Hyeon
Cast: Moon So-ri, Kim Jung-eun, Uhm Tae-woong & Kim Ji-young
The Front Line
Monday, 4th – 9.00 pm
Towards the end of the Korean War, an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize.
Director: Jang Hun
Writer: Park Sang-yeon
Cast: Ko Soo, Shin Ha-kyun, Kim Ok-vin & Ryoo Seung-ryong
Admission on a first-come-first-served basis.