Modern Masters


Directed by Lee Chang-dong

South Korea, 2010, 2h 19min, DCP, In Korean with English subtitles

Modern Masters

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

“An extraordinary vision of human empathy.”
The New York Times

“Grade: A. Exquisite.”
Entertainment Weekly

“Beautiful and moving…A masterpiece.”

A grandmother in her sixties works as a caretaker while taking care of her very troubled teenage grandson. She enrolls in a poetry class to find a means of expression but soon finds that her mind is becoming less sharp. Iconic Korean star Yoon Jeong-hee came out of retirement to make this modern classic for director Lee Chang-Dong (BURNING).


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