|Streaming on MUBI Starting in October|
Starting in October and running through the rest of 2021, MUBI is taking a look at some of the most influential emerging voices of South Korean cinema, whose new visions we’ll be seeing for years to come. Beginning with Yoon Dan-bi’s Moving On and Kim Cho-hee’s Lucky Chan-Sil, two underseen gems, and the rollout of “New South Korean Cinema” will continue in November.
Moving On– October 11
During a summer vacation, Okju and Dongju move into their grandpa’s house. While Dongju adapts to his new home, Okju feels awkward about this new environment. Once their soon-to-be-divorced aunt also moves in, and as Okju spends time with her family, the house and her grandpa start to grow on her.
South Korea / 104 minutes / Color / English subtitles
Lucky Chan-Sil – October 19
With the death of her long-time director, Chan-sil, a film producer, is now unemployed. While working as a cleaning lady at an actress’ house, she meets a young man. Attracted to him, Chan-sil realizes old anxieties are about to emerge: her already gone-youth, messed-up love life, and broken career.
Also included in the New South Korean Cinema series are The First Lap by Kim Dae-hwan from 2017 (winner of the Locarno Film Festival’s Best Emerging Director) available November 1st & Jeong Ga-young’s 2019 melodrama Heart available November 8th.