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Burning

INFO

Starring
Ah-In Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jeon, Soo-Kyung Kim, Seung-ho Choi, Sung-Keun Moon

Director: Lee Chang-dong

Running Time: 148 minutes

Certificate: 15 - strong violence, sex, nudity, drug misuse

Country: South Korea

Format: 2D


"This is Lee’s closest ever film to a thriller, but it defies expectations, offering multiple, murky solutions to a set of mysteries at once."
★★★★★
-Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph

“Sex, envy and pyromania make for a riveting mystery in Lee Chang-dong’s masterfully crafted Murakami adaptation”
★★★★
-Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

“Unfolding with grace and precision, Lee Chang Dong’s slowburn Korean mystery is beautifully executed.”
★★★★
-Andrew Geoff, Timeout

BURNING tells the story of three individuals and a mysterious incident they experience. Jongsu bumps into an old friend, Haemi, on a part-time delivery job. Haemi asks Jongsu to take care of her cat while she leaves on a trip to Africa. When she returns, Haemi introduces Jongsu to Ben, a man she met in Africa. One day, Ben and Haemi pay Jongsu a visit, and Ben reveals his secret interests to Jongsu.

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