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Korean Competition
WAVE
 
Director_ CHOI Changhwan
 
Korea 2019 97min DCP color feature Fiction
Program Schedule
Code Date Time Theater Info Ticket
345 2019. 05. 05 17:00 CGV Jeonjugosa 6
K E 15 GV
505 2019. 05. 07 10:30 CGV Jeonjugosa 6
K E 15 GV
818 2019. 05. 10 13:30 CGV Jeonjugosa 6
K E 15
Overview

Second-generation migrant worker, Soo is released after receiving probation and community service sentence for his use of violence. Along with his friend Pil-sung, he ends up working as brokers for illegal migrant workers. While fulfilling his community service duty, he meets surfers. Soo falls in love with surfing as the surfers Ddong-ggo and Hae-na teach him how to surf.

Review

WAVE is the second feature film directed by Choi Changhwan, who won the Upcoming Project Prize for Back from the Beat in Korean Competition of the Jeonju IFF last year. Director Choi shows a slightly different approach from his previous work. While describing the daily life of a foreign job broker named Soo working in Jeju Island which has become the front line in the refugee issue in Korea, the film focuses on the playful desire that the protagonist indulges in amid exploitation and criminal deviation. While Choi's debut film captures the life of a desperate young man in an exploitative labor environment, this film highlights the protagonist enjoying surfing while looking at the overdetermined exploitative labor environment in the guise of the refugee issue. [KIM Youngjin]

CREDIT
  • DirectorCHOI Changhwan
  • ScreenplayCHOI Changhwan
  • EditorCHOI Changhwan
  • ProducerJEONG Joeun
  • CinematographyKO Hyunsuk
  • Art DirectorKIM Gaeun
CastKwak Mingyu, KIM hyunmok, MIN dongho, KANG Gillwoo
FILM SOURCE
Culture Platform
DIRECTOR
CHOI Changhwan
 
Born in 1975, Daegu, Korea. He drew attention after his short film Life on Call (2008), Even no shadow (2011). His feature debut film Back from the Beat (2018) was previously awarded at Jeonju IFF.
Jeonju Office

(54999) 2F, Jeonju Cine Complex, 22, Jeonjugaeksa 3-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea

T. (063)288-5433 F. (063)288-5411

Seoul Office

(06740) 2F, Kyeongwon Bldg., 56 Bawoomoe-ro 43, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

T. (02)2285-0562 F. (02)2285-0560

Jeonju Cine Complex

(54999)22, Jeonjugaeksa 3-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea

T. (063)231-3377

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