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Three Films Of Lee Chang-Dong (1999, 2002, 2010): Standard Edition (Au Import)

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Genres: Drama
Starring: Sol Kyung-gu, Moon So-ri, Ahn Nae-sang, Yun Jeong-hie, Lee Da-wit, Kim Hee-ra, Sol Kyung-gu, Kim Yeo-jin, Moon So-ri
Director: Lee Chang-dong
Plot Sypnosis:

This collection marks the debut release of the iconic and award-winning films Peppermint Candy (1999), Oasis (2002), and Poetry (2010), newly remastered in 4K and presented on Blu-ray. A celebrated literary figure in South Korea, Lee's foray into cinema is shaped by his sincerity and sensitivity at exploring intense tales of the human condition and reflections of trauma. Each film in this collection serves as a searing analysis of the state's impact on the individual and Korea's turbulent modern history.In Lee's sophomore film, Peppermint Candy (1999), a man is haunted by his past decisions, set against the backdrop of South Korea's economic boom. Driven by harrowing melancholy, Lee's scathing critique of Korea's institutional impact on a generation of Korean men is deftly executed through a unique approach reverse chronology storytelling, and accelerated Lee from novelist to international art film sensation. In Lee's next film, Oasis (2002), the genre convention of melodrama is flipped with stylistic realism and harsh social critiques as an unlikely romance forms between a social misfit and a young disabled woman, both abused by the families. Lastly in Poetry (2010), an elderly woman at the onset of Alzheimer's confronts her grandchild's utter indifference to morality in a unique character study of spiralling distress.Peppermint CandyNEW! Audio-Commentary with Korean Cinema historian Pierce Conran & critic James MarshBehind the Scenes, an archival featurette shot during filmingBFI Screen Talk - Lee Chang-dong career discussionOuttakesMusic Score, archival featurettePhoto GalleryTrailerArchival audition tapesOasisNEW! Audio-Commentary with Korean Cinema historian Pierce Conran & critic James MarshExtensive archival interviews with cast and crewInterview with director Lee Chang-dongBehind the Scenes, an archival featurette shot during filmingPoetryNEW! Audio-Commentary with Dr. Alexandra Heller-NicholasInternational Film Festival Rotterdam Critics Talk: Lee Chang-dong on PoetryBehind the Scenes, an archival featurette shot during filming

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1999
Tech Specs & Release Details

Specs: 3 Blu-ray Set
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p AVC/MPEG-4
Subtitles/Captions: English