Squid Game is popular, no doubt. But there is so much more to Korean film! Dive into Korean cinema with our best picks shown below. Far from the mainstream and very different from Western films, Korean cinema is booming at the moment. With hundreds of pieces that show the Asian culture we know so little about as well as exposing the real human thoughts and feelings from a different perspective, these films are truly refreshing and fun to watch. Well, maybe scary too, but that depends on the genre.
2020 Academy Awards Best Picture Winner, this thriller/drama is something you will never forget. Seeing as it shook the world of cinema to its ground, there is no point to comment on it. Just watch it!
Train To Busan
A 2016 horror/action film, Train To Busan will have you bawling your eyes out. [Cinema Therapy even recorded an episode on it!] With extraordinarily talented actors like Gong Yoo and Don Lee, the film is practically the saddest zombie movie there has ever been!
Nameless Gangster: Rules of The time
This action/crime drama is a must-see. “On the verge of being fired, a corrupt customs official finds a haul of drugs and teams up with a vicious gangster to become the most powerful crime partnership in Busan,” reads the IMDb synopsys.
A romantic comedy that is very highly rated (8.4/10), this is not your typical romance. Cute for sure, but also deeply human, it shows the love story of Ha-ri and his friend as his CEO tries to sway her into his own arms.