The Man With Three Coffins

The Man With Three Coffins Website
Film info

Director: Lee Jang-ho
Cast: Lee Bo-hee, Kim Myung-kon, Ko Seol-bong, Chu Seok-yang
Cert 18, 105mins, 1987

This complex, beautiful and puzzling film is Lee Jang-ho’s most accomplished literary adaptation, transforming the uncanny fiction of Lee Je-ha into a visually haunting classic. Lee Bo-hee plays the wife, in flashbacks, then reappears as a part-time prostitute and also as a nurse taking a dying old man on his own impossible trajectory North. This is a very Korean – therefore universal – story of divided selves and sundered nations. The final shamanic rite by the riverside is one of the most mysterious scenes in Korean cinema.

This screening will be introduced by May Adodol Ingawanij. May Adodol Ingawanij is a Professor of Cinematic Arts at University of Westminster, where she co-directs the Centre for Research in Education in Arts and Media.

Picturehouse Central, 10 Nov 2019 9:15 pm

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