Tuesday, May 17 2011
What can a director do when he's unable to find the crew and backers to make movies? South Korea's Kim Ki-duk knows: he made a film about himself. Arirang and Hearat Shulayim contemplate revenge, in very different contexts.
Tuesday, January 1 2008
Kim Ki-Duk's best films achieve that rare feat of making the mysterious and inchoate universal longings visually manifest on the screen.
Thursday, May 19 2005
The oddly mystical, utterly material film opens with a set of images and sounds almost too close to identify.
Tuesday, September 7 2004
If the film may not reveal all the tenets of the religion's philosophy, it provides a sensory experience of Buddhist principle and wisdom.