full title
BURNING (2018)
  • Director LEE Chang-dong
    Year 2018
    Status Completed
    Genre drama
    Starring Ah-in YOO, Steven YEUN, Jong-seo JUN
    Running Time 148 min.
    Country of Production Korea
    Festival & Awards 2018 Cannes Film Festival - Competition - FIPRESCI Top Prize and Vulcan Awards
    2018 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Horizons
    2018 Toronto International Film Festival - Special Presentation
    2018 New York Film Festival - Main Slate
    2018 Manaki Brothers Festival - a part of Camera 300 - Golden Camera 300 for best cinematography
    Synopsis Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby...