Director Lee Chang-dong’s Burning thriller smoulders and mystifies

Director Lee Chang-dong's Burning is a slow-burn thriller with twists and turns

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

BURNING (M18)

148 minutes/Opens today/4.5 stars

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 05, 2018, with the headline 'Thriller smoulders and mystifies'. Subscribe