Based on Haruki Murakami’s short story Barn Burning, South Korean filmmaker Lee Chang-dong has crafted a masterful mystery thriller about obsession, unrequited love and alienation.
Jong-soo, an aspiring writer, attracts the attention of an old school friend Hae-mi. But when she returns from a trip with wealthy, urbane Ben, Jong-soo’s thwarted desire slowly turns to obsession and rivalry in this deeply compelling thriller.
FIPRESCI Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2018
Palme d’Or Nominee, Cannes Film Festival 2018
Cannes Film Festival 2018 FIPRESCI Prize