Monday, January 26, 2015

Coming Attractions: A MATTER OF INTERPRETATION Leaves It Up To You

By Rex Baylon

Lee Kwang-kuk returns after a two year hiatus with his sophomore film A Matter of Interpretation. For those who might have forgotten, Lee spent his formative years as assistant director to festival darling Hong Sangsoo before finally debuting as director with 2012's Romance Joe.

From a cursory viewing of the trailer, it's apparent that the stylistic choices the director made in his debut feature have blossomed further as A Matter of Interpretation traffics in deadpan comic delivery, idiosyncratic characters, meta-narratives and a dash of the supernatural. If you enjoyed Lee's previous film it's a safe bet that that A Matter of Interpretation will definitely satisfy your daily quota of quirk. The film will be released in Korean theaters on the 12th of February.

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