Contemporary Korea

I'm in love with Korean cinema, especially "the new wave" of films starting at the turn of the millennium. These are my favourites of the era, more or less ranked.

  • A Bittersweet Life
  • Memories of Murder
  • Oldboy
  • The Handmaiden
  • Friend
  • Bleak Night
  • Breathless
  • The Chaser
  • I Saw the Devil
  • The Wailing
  • Children...
  • No Mercy for the Rude
  • Joint Security Area
  • Mother
  • Thirst
  • Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • New World
  • The Yellow Sea
  • Samaritan Girl
  • The Man from Nowhere
  • Peppermint Candy
  • The Host
  • 3-Iron
  • The Day After
  • Sea Fog
  • Pieta
  • Blood Rain
  • No Mercy
  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
  • Nameless Gangster
  • A Tale of Two Sisters
  • Cruel Winter Blues
  • Bedevilled
  • The Good, The Bad, The Weird
  • The Villainess
  • The Age of Shadows
  • A Matter of Interpretation
  • Secret Reunion
  • Woman Is the Future of Man
  • A Hard Day
  • The Terror Live
  • Cold Eyes
  • The City of Violence
  • The Quiet Family
  • A Dirty Carnival
  • Karaoke Crazies
  • Yourself and Yours
  • Nowhere to Hide
  • Confession of Murder
  • The Isle
  • Shiri
  • The Unjust
  • Public Enemy
  • Montage