South Korea

The surface is classical, but the perversity bubbles up from beneath.
The Korean provocateur Park Chan-wook would be the last director I’d have figured would make a lush, romantic, crowd-pleasing melodrama like The Handmaiden, which he adapted from Fingersmith (2002), by the Welsh novelist Sarah Waters. Park is the...
Park Chan-wook's Korean interpretation of Sarah Waters' "Fingersmith" is clever, heady and sensually lavish to a fault.
Boasting more tangled plots and bodies than an octopus has tentacles, South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden is a bodice-ripper about a pickpocket who poses as a maid to swindle a sequestered heiress. His first Korean-language...
A unique story told beautifully.
Korean director Kim Ki-Duk has created some unique films, most notably the luscious Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter"¦And Spring. 3-Iron does not equal the scenic beauty of that film, but the use of symbolic devices and minimal dialogue is identical....
Epic Korean chase film races to finale.
The ingenuity of the plotting resides in the oppositions it establishes