Burning - Best Of DFF41 | Denver Film Society | Lee Chang-dong | South Korea

Burning - Best Of DFF41

Lee Chang-dong

Korean, EnglishEnglish SubtitlesSouth Korea2018148 minWebsite

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MUST END Thursday, December 6th at the Sie FilmCenter! One of our Best of DFF41 films!

Burning is the searing examination of an alienated young man, Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo), a frustrated introvert whose already difficult life is complicated by the appearance of two people into his orbit: first, Haemi (newcomer Jong-seo Jun), a spirited woman who offers romantic possibility, and then, Ben (Steven Yeun, The Walking Dead, Sorry To Bother You), a wealthy and sophisticated young man she returns from a trip with. When Jongsu learns of Ben’s mysterious hobby and Haemi suddenly disappears, his confusion and obsessions begin to mount, culminating in a stunning finale.


Cinematographer: Kyung-pyo Hong | Screenwriter: Jungmi Oh, Chang-dong Lee, based on the short story by Haruki Murakami
Cast: Ah-In Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jeon