30.09. - 09.10.2021

Love Never Fails South Korea 2014 | 100 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Min Byung-hun

MIN BYUNG-HUN (*1969) studied film in Moscow and with his debut film Bee Fly (1998) won numerous prizes at international film festivals. In his home country, he is also politically active, criticizing the monopolistic attitude of the big film studios towards the local film industry. Love Never Fails is his fourth full-length film.

rated for 0 + years
No pain, no gain. This is the motto of the Yoo family: the father is a successful doctor, the mother supervises their daughter's scholastic performance from the vantage point of their beautiful home. Then cracks appear in the facade which soon deepen and spread. In particular, the father seems to be losing control - he is suddenly faced with a sexual harassment lawsuit and an absurd running battle with a taxi driver. Little by little, the family loses their grip on reality, a process impressively documented by Min Byung-hun both visually and narratively. He paints a portrait of a maniacally performance-oriented world in Korea, from which in the end escape remains the only option – in one form or another.
Original title: Sa-rang-ie Ie-gin-da
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Korean
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Min Byung-hun
Screenplay: Min Byung-hun
Cast: Jang Hyun-sung, Choi Jungwon, Oh Yujin
Producer: Kim Dongkyung, Min Byung-hun
Director of Photography: Min Byung-hun, Lee Sang-hun, Kim Bum-keun
Music: Jeong Young-jin
Production Design: Ji Yong-ho
Editor: Ahn Gwang-sub
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: M-Line Distribution
Production: Minbyunghun Film
Contact: Jamie SEO, M-Line Distribution:


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