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Sophie’s World (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Four days in Bukchon

South Korean independent film “Sophie’s World” reminds me again of how influential Hong Sang-Soo’s films have been during last two decades. Although it is not made by or associated with Hong, its several notable aspects including its very plain title … Continue reading

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Hill of Freedom (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A fragmented search for his love

 South Korean film “Hill of Freedom” has everything we can expect from Hong Sang-soo, who has delighted us with his small but witty human comedies. What we have here is another amusing tale of men and women from one of … Continue reading

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In Another Country (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Isabelle Huppert on South Korean beach

As one of the most interesting movie actresses in the world, Isabelle Huppert always draws our attention whenever she appears on the screen. I saw her for the first time in Claude Chabrol’s dark masterwork in “La Cérémonie”(1995), and I … Continue reading

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