Top Korean Films of 2010

8. Oki's Movie

Hong Sang-soo's 11th feature is one of his slightest not to mention quickest at a brief 80 minutes.  Oki's Movie demonstrates Hong's growing skill wringing naturalistic humor out of common occurrences.  As with his other films, structure and repetition are key as we follow a woman's dalliances with two men, a student and a professor, as they frequent the same locations.  The return to black and white photography adds another element to the proceedings as it reinforces and further questions notions of nostalgia and selective (and often duplicitous) memory.  One for the fans and for uninitiated viewers, Oki's Movie may be short but it is another big entry into Hong's ever-fascinating oeuvre.

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