Hong Sangsoo Focus

Hong Sangsoo Focus

Quietly funny, subtly sad, structurally and formally audacious, soaked in soju and scenes of mortifying embarrassment—the name of South Korean auteur “Hong Sangsoo” suggests an extremely specific cinematic experience, one that more and more viewers are finding irresistibly addictive. (Luckily, Hong is also astonishingly prolific.) A collection of high points of Hong’s filmography, which specializes in characters who are found at their personal low points.

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Hong Sangsoo Focus
  • In Another Country

    Directed by Hong Sangsoo | 89 mins | 2012
    Isabelle Huppert plays three variations on the role of a Frenchwoman abroad in Korea in her first venture into Hong’s peculiar, soju-soaked world, and is the connecting link between the elements of this triptych of glancing, awkward romantic encounters wh...