Nov 14

The Lingerie Murders (2015) aka Lanjeri Salinsageon

Lee Ha-yeon is the wife of the heir to Ilsin Group and even so one of the richest women in South Korea. She is respected and enjoys the luxury of her penthouse. But one day she is found dead in a hotel room. The police thinks she had been poisoned and is investigating the case very secretly to avoid a scandal. But they have no clue what happened to Lee Ha-yeon. They are no signs of a forced entry and there are no fingerprints at all. The police are even wondering what Ha-yeon did in this hotel room. But the police is joined by Ha-yeon’s estranged sister Ha-jong who received a camera from her sister just shortly before her death. The camera reveals that Ha-yeon had several sex chats and meetings. And they also get to know that Ha-yeon had been blackmailed and finally they witness how she was killed. Ha-jong feels guilty as she couldn’t help her sister and she becomes desperate to find the murderer.

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Nov 09

Dirty Blood (2012) aka 나쁜 피 nah-beun pi

“Your Filthy Blood Runs Through Me”. In-seon is about to leave to Spain as a foreign exchange student when she hears shocking news from her terminally-ill mother. Her father she thought dead, was alive and she was born when he raped her mother. While she had inner conflicts about her existence, she decides to find him and kill him. She disguises herself as his previous wife’s relative and starts living with him and In-seon’s actions of revenge gradually collapses…

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Oct 24

Guilty (2014)

A hitman Jack is slowly wandering into a red light district. As he walks through the alley, everyone avoid eye contact with him because of his extremely ugly face. Ting Ting is the only prostitute that did not reject him. Jack finds a scar on the stomach of Ting Ting which was wounded by a gunshot. Ting Ting on the other hand stares at the giant lump on Jack’s face without showing any sign of fear. The two of them quickly form a bond and Jack could not bear to leave Ting Ting alone. He decides to take Ting Ting out of her miserable life at any cost. From then on, their lives turns out differently.

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Oct 21

Aroused by Gymnopedies (2016) aka Jimunopedi ni midareru

Commissioned by Japan’s Nikkatsu Studio to commemorate the 45th anniversary of its ‘roman porno’ period, the piece focuses on the has-been director who gets a variety of loose women of different means and ages to share a bed with him in order to make him feel better about himself. At the same time, his lead actress has walked out and his latest means of income is in jeopardy.

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Oct 19

July 32nd (2010) Uncut aka 7월 32일

Directed by Jin Seung Hyun, the curiously titled indie drama July 32nd is inspired by the short story “Full Moon” by acclaimed writer Ko Un. Screened at the 2008 Fukuoka Film Festival and the 2008 Shanghai Film Festival, the film depicts the tumultuous relationship of a killer and his daughter, whose lives are upturned on July 31, 1987. Pursued by the police, he leaves his five-year-old daughter in someone else’s care, promising to pick her up the next day. But the next day never comes because he soon gets arrested. Years later, the abandoned daughter has grown up, and the waiting has turned into the longing for revenge.

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Oct 07

Red Sword (2012) aka Hontô wa eroi Gurimu dôwa: Reddo suwôdo

Long, long ago, there was a wolf-man tribe who had no women. All through history these desperate wolf men have attacked and raped female humans as a way to continue their species. But the wolf men have a terrible legend where every hundred years, on the night of a red moon, a little girl is born and she is destined to destroy the wolf-man tribe. The lecherous wolf men are so afraid of females that they have developed a code which requires they kill baby girls soon after they are born. But only the lovely Beniko Akatsuki survives this terrible fate.

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