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Korea’s new film directors debuting at Jeonju International Film Festival — Arirang

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— by Lee Min-sun: The 20th Jeonju International Film Festival gives an insight into the future of Korean film through the work of some of the country’s up-and-coming directors.

Ten films were selected from 104 for the festival and these films represent a recent trend of Korean independent films which focus on the younger generations’ frustration and worries for their future.

Park Ju-young’s first film ‘Goodbye Summer’, tells the story of teenagers’ friendship, love, and life. The director tries to shed light on the importance of time through a character who is terminally ill but nevertheless tries to find happiness and love by fully focusing on the present…

Image from Goodbye Summer, courtesy of Indiestory Inc.

May 7, 2019 — 19:24 KST

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