Korean New Wave Festival

Academy Cinemas are shining a spotlight on the spectacular films that emerged out of South Korea at the start of the 21st Century, including several by Academy favourites Park Chan-wook and Bong Joon-ho! 

First up is a psychological horror by Kim Jee-woon about a returnee from a mental health facility who starts experiencing ghostly hallucinations!

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

114 mins | Rated M

Saturday May 22
Next in our line-up is Park Chan-wook's morality tale about a man who becomes infected with a virus that makes him crave blood and lust after sex!

Thirst (2009)

134 mins | Rated R18

Thirst (2009)

134 mins | Rated R18

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Thursday May 27
Bong Joon-ho's famous early crime drama follows a big city detective who helps two inept cops catch a serial killer! 

Memories of Murder (2003)

130 mins | Rated R16

Saturday May 29
Park Chan-wook's next film in our festival follows a crime committed on the border of North and South Korea! 
Tuesday June 01
This final Kim Jee-woon film follows a quest for revenge after a man's fiancée is killed by a maniac.

I Saw the Devil (2010)

143 mins | Rated R18

I Saw the Devil (2010)

143 mins | Rated R18

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Friday June 04