Film picks: Korean Film Festival, German Film Festival, Perspectives Film Festival

Burning starring (from left) Yoo Ah-in, Jun Jeong-seo and Steven Yeun.
Burning starring (from left) Yoo Ah-in, Jun Jeong-seo and Steven Yeun.PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE PICTURES

Among the eight films will be screened this year is Lee Chang Dong's acclaimed mystery-drama Burning (M18, 148 minutes, screening Oct 26, 4.30pm and Oct 27, 7 pm, The Projector).

Based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, it tells of a romantic triangle involving aspiring writer Jong Su (Yoo Ah In), his lover Hae Mi (Jeon Jong Seo) and Hae Mi's new flame, the playboy Ben (Steven Yeun). Sexual jealousy and Ben's penchant for arson make for a volatile combination.

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