Burning: Haunting masterpiece of trauma —


— by Wenlei Ma: A haunting and visceral masterpiece, Burning is the kind of movie that makes you uneasy all the way through.

Adapted from a Haruki Murakami short story, this evocative South Korean movie from acclaimed director Lee Chang-dong (Oasis, Secret Sunshine) is a slow-burn psychological thriller starring Yoo Ah-in, Jeon Jong-seo and American Walking Dead star Steven Yeun.

Lee hypnotises with his story of a love triangle, crafting a movie that could be described as visual poetry, full of beautiful compositions and overflowing with magnetic performances that command your attention…

Image courtesy of Well Go USA

April 19 2019 — 19:13


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