Essential Cinema: Lee Chang-Dong


Directed by Lee Chang Dong

South Korea, 2010, 2h 19min, 35mm, In Korean with English Subtitles

Essential Cinema  Lee Chang-Dong

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

As a grandmother in her 60s begins coping with memory loss and family problems, she finds solace and meaning in poetry. Writer-director Lee Chang-Dong (BURNING) avoids the pitfalls of sentimentality and mawkishness as he creates a work of intensity and rare beauty.

Presented in partnership with


Thanks To Our Annual Sponsors