Top Korean Films of 2011

10. Romantic Heaven

Jang Jin's tenth feature encompasses three stories that unfurl as chapters before all coming together in a concluding, and fantastical, final segment.  Not as warmly received as his other films and certainly among his least successful (it sold less than 100,000 tickets), Romantic Heaven is nonetheless another strong entry from one of Korea's most talented writer-directors.  It is frequently clever, funny, and touching, in ways that only one of his films could be.  The main issue with the film is that some parts of the narrative are contrived as elements of the plot need to be forced together.  Worth seeking out, but not to everyone's taste.

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