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Monday, December 28, 2015

Korean Directors Take on STAR WARS!

By Kyu Hyun Kim

In the midst of global Star Wars mania, MKC contributor Kyu Hyun Kim imagines what a Star Wars Episode VIII might look like if the reins and total creative freedom were given to some of the biggest names in Korean cinema.

This is of course just a bit of fun and no disrespect for the Korean filmmakers, the Star Wars franchise, Walt Disney or the good citizens of the nations mentioned below, is intended!

Scroll through the gallery below to see your favorite Korean filmmakers take on Star Wars! If you're one of the few people who hasn't seen The Force Awakens yet, all entries below are spoiler-free.


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1 comment:

  1. Even though my familiarity with Korean films is pretty minimal, this had me laughing out loud - especially the Village Voice comment (I'm a former New Yorker). Thanks for a funny way to start my morning!