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20th
Korean Competition
WAVE
Director_ CHOI Changhwan
Korea 2019 97min DCP color feature Fiction
Review

WAVE is the second feature film directed by Choi Changhwan, who won the Upcoming Project Prize for Back from the Beat in Korean Competition of the Jeonju IFF last year. Director Choi shows a slightly different approach from his previous work. While describing the daily life of a foreign job broker named Soo working in Jeju Island which has become the front line in the refugee issue in Korea, the film focuses on the playful desire that the protagonist indulges in amid exploitation and criminal deviation. While Choi's debut film captures the life of a desperate young man in an exploitative labor environment, this film highlights the protagonist enjoying surfing while looking at the overdetermined exploitative labor environment in the guise of the refugee issue. [KIM Youngjin]

CREDIT
  • DirectorCHOI Changhwan
  • ScreenplayCHOI Changhwan
  • EditorCHOI Changhwan
  • ProducerJEONG Joeun
  • CinematographyKO Hyunsuk
  • Art DirectorKIM Gaeun
CastKwak Mingyu, KIM hyunmok, MIN dongho, KANG Gillwoo
DIRECTOR
CHOI Changhwan
He directed Life on Call (2008), Even no Shadow (2011). He won the Creative Support Award at JEONJU IFF for Back from the Beat (2018) and Jury Special Mention for The Boy from Nowhere(2019).
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