Height of the Wave

Heightof The Wave Website
Film info

Director: Park Jung-bum
Cast: Lee Seung-yeon, Lee Yeon, Choi Eun-seo, Park Jung-bum
Cert 15, 89mins, 2019

Park Jung-bum (The Journals of Musan and Alive), one time Assistant Director for Lee Chang-dong, returns to the festival fresh from winning the Special Jury prize at Locarno for this complex, multifaceted, emotionally astute thriller about greed and corruption in a small town. Eschewing typical genre trappings, and all the more powerful for it, this slow burning character study creeps up behind its audience and takes us deep into the rotting hearts of its troubled characters.

Picturehouse Central, 11 Nov 2019 6:45 pm

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