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Korean Film Nights 2017: La Vie en Rose + A conversation with the director

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Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image

43 Gordon Square

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WC1H 0PD

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La Vie en Rose feels like a Tarantino movie set in a comic book shop. It’s a film that works over many genres, ranging from martial arts to vengeance, from coming-of-age to finding your place in life. Imagine Clerks (Kevin Smith: 1994) meets High fidelity (Stephen Frears: 2000) as Seoul’s youth try to create and protect the place and the community they’ve come to love. “Should I stay or should I go?” is a question many young people ask themselves, whether they are from the country or the city, from the east or the west. It is a story about refusing to give up even under impossible circumstances; it’s about refusing to give in to the destructive forces of everything from organised crime, to governmental bans and crackdowns on illegal activities; it’s also about trying to build something together, a community you feel you can belong to, where the outcasts, half criminals and homeless can also feel welcomed.

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