Just in time to cool you off in hot summer days Terracota Film Club is organizing screenings of two Asian films; the first one is Joint Security Area, an earlier work from the director of Oldboy and Stoker Park Chan-wook and the second one is Revenge: A Love Story by Wong Ching-po, you may also know him as the director of Fu Bo and Blood Brothers (Gong Wu).

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Joint Security Area

Park Chan-wook’s Joint Security Area will be screened in Prince Charles Cinema on July 31st following the 60th anniversary of the ceasefire agreement between North and South Korea on 27 July.

 

JSA is Park’s tense thriller from 2000 where an incident that happened one night jeopardized the delicately balanced ceasefire agreement between North and South Korea. After a confused incident by night where both sides opened fire at each other, one North Korean soldier is dead and one South Korean soldier is injured. Hoping to avoid the escalation in the crisis both sides agree for the case to be investigated by a neutral Korean-Swiss investigator Sophie Jean portrayed by Li Yeong-Ae (Sympathy for Lady Vengeance). She will find out that what happened is much simpler and tragic than anyone thought. JSA stars Lee Byung-hun (Red 2, GI Joe, A Bittersweet Life) and Song Kang-ho (Snowpiercer, The Host).

 

Wednesday 31 July at 6.30pm doors open/ 6.45pm film starts
Ticket price: £ 7.50 (Prince Charles cinema members £ 5.00).

 

Check out the trailer below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IEl2BVcnnc

 

Revenge: A Love Story 

Wong Ching-po’s Revenge: A Love Story will be screened in Prince Charles Cinema on August 28.

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The Dissector is a killer who attacks pregnant women and relieves them from their babies. These gruesome murders are investigated by the police and after sweeping the area they find their suspect Chan Kit (Juno Mak). However, Kit remains silent throughout the physically brutal interrogation and the police is forced to release him and left wondering, if Chan Kit is not the killer, then who is? The story unfolds step by step, jumping with flashbacks as to how Chan Kit is linked to the group of undercover policeman in the first place and the pain he has silently endured; this is a story about unconditional love. A thriller with a star cast: Sola Aoi (Big Tits Zombie), Juno Mak (Dream Home), Tony HO (Sex and Zen 3D), Chin Siu HO (Mr. Vampire).

 

Wednesday 28 August at 8.45pm doors open/ 9.00pm film starts
Ticket price: £ 7.50 (Prince Charles cinema members £ 5.00).

 

Watch the trailer below.

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