Top Korean Films of 2013

5. Pascha

A quiet film with an aching soul, Pascha is one of the films that struck a chord with me this year. Its story of a sweet romance between a middle-aged woman and a much younger man effectively explores social taboos in Korea. Though nowhere near as incendiary as Han Gong-ju, what it shares with that film is a similar focus on how people interact (or reject) with those that have exhibited behavior (whether intended or not) that falls outside of accepted social norms.

Pascha is a slow film with a low-key aesthetic but few films were more intimate in 2013.

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