Usually, Korea is synonymous with star-studded music and dramas. The characteristics of the music and the drama are indeed different from other countries. That’s what makes a lot of people catch the Korean wave or Korean fever. But it turns out, Korea is not only superior in terms of drama and music. The Korean film industry also deserves your eyes. Even some of the big screen films from LagaPoker Online have become trending in several countries, and won several world film awards. Examples are Train To Busan, and Miracle in Cell No.7.
Even some time ago, Indonesia itself made a new version or re-made of the best-selling Korean film in 2011, namely Sunny. So, it doesn’t hurt to start looking at Korean films to fill your spare time.
Parasite is a Korean film that aired in May 2019. Directed by Bong Joon-ho, this film takes on the drama and family genres.
Parasite tells the story of a man named Ki-taek (Song Kang-ho) who is poor and unemployed. He lives with his wife Choong-sook (Jang Hye-jin), son Ki-woo (Choi Woo-sik), and daughter Ki-jung (Park So-dam) in a semi-basement apartment which is damp and full of insects.
- Extreme Job.
Furthermore, there is the film Extreme Job, directed by Lee Byeong-hun. The film, which aired in South Korea on January 23, 2019, is an action and friendship genre.
Extrem Job tells the life of a drug group consisting of five detectives, Head of the Detective Team (Ryoo Seung-ryong), Detective Jang (Lee Ha-nee), Detective Ma (Jin Seon-kyu), Detective Young-ho (Lee Dong-hwi. ) and Detective Jae-hoon (Gong Myung).
- Innocent Witness.
Innocent Witness is about a bad lawyer named Soon-ho (Jung Woo-sung). He defends a suspect in a murder case. While working on this case, Soon-ho meets Ji-woo (Kim Hyang-gi). He is the only witness in the murder case but Ji-woo has autism.
The best Korean film in 2019 that you shouldn’t miss is Exit. The film Exit tells the story of a job seeker, Yong-nam (Cho Jung-seok). His hobby is rock climbing, and he was an active participant during his college days.
Meanwhile, Yong-nam’s mother, Hyun-ok (Ko Du-shim) will turn 70 years old and she will celebrate her birthday at the convention hall. At his mother’s birthday celebration, Yong-nam sees Ui-joo (Yoona), the assistant manager at the conference hall.