Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Hieu Chau
The notion of ordering a bride is largely written off as a joke in various parts of the world but the reality of the scenario is certainly no laughing matter. Particularly in South Korea, where cases of domestic violence (and in some extreme cases, murder and suicide) towards bought brides is reported to be startlingly frequent. It’s this harrowing facet of Korean society that attracted the attention of filmmaker Kim Jae-han, who felt an urge to create a film that reflected a part of Korean society that hasn't been discussed all too much in Korean films.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
MKC is delighted to present, for the very first time, a Korean film to view directly here on the site. We recently teamed up with streaming service DramaFever to bring you the best in, what else, modern Korean cinema, and part of that involves co-premiering some brand new Korean films and first among those is The Fatal Encounter, one of this years' biggest Korean releases.