30.09. - 09.10.2021

Communication & Lies South Korea 2015 | 103 min | OV with English subtitles | Black & White | FF 2016

Lee Seung-won

Lee Seung-won (*1977) is one of South Korea greatest upcoming talents. His artistic roots lie in the stage. Communication & Lies is his debut feature and won two prizes at the Busan film festival.

rated for 0 + years
Mr. Kim is a regular customer of the central complaints hotline in Seoul. He is constantly bothering the staff with absurd grievances he wants them to take care of. Most he simply invents. Cleaning woman Sun, on the other hand, is a real cause for complaint, especially on the part of her superior. She playfully claims to have had affairs with various male members of staff – regardless of their relationship status or Korean moral values. These two pains in the neck are thrown together by fate and weave a web of half-truths and lies. Desperately, each tries to get through to the other   -- by means of pain if need be. Lee Seung-won's radical debut film benefits from the fearless performance of his leading actress Jang Sun and is reminiscent of the early work of Kim Ki-duk.
Original title: So-tong-gwa Geo-jit-mal
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Korean
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Lee Seung-won
Screenplay: Lee Seung-won
Cast: Jang Sun, Kim Kwon-Hoo, Kim Sun-Young
Producer: Sang-Su Kim
Director of Photography: Ji Seung-Woo
Production Design:
Editor: Choi Yong-Woon
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource: M-Line Distribution
German Distributor:
World Sales: M-Line Distribution
Contact: Jamie Seo, M-Line


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