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FREE SCREENING: Korean Movie Night 2015-Summer Edition “DETECTIVE K: SECRET OF THE LOST ISLAND”
Aug 11, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm| Free
Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island
(조선명탐정:놉의 딸 Jo-sun-myoung-tam-jeong Nob-ae-tal)
Directed by KIM Sok-yun
Starring: KIM Myung-min, OH Dal-soo, LEE Yeon-hee
2015 | South Korea | 125 min | DCP | In Korean with English subtitles
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015, 6:30 PM
A sequel to Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow, this entertaining period-action-comedy set in the 18th century continues the adventures of detective KIM Min (KIM Myung-min), the brilliant nobleman and inventor. Our hero has been assigned to investigate the influx of counterfeit silver, which threatens to destabilize the Joseon dynasty. He goes undercover in a rural village with his sidekick Seo-pil (OH Dal-soo). They encounter the adorable Da-hae, who is searching for her missing sister. No sooner than that, corpses of village girls wash up ashore. All leads point to the mysterious and devilish Dragon King Island. What will he find there?
Summer is the time for popcorn fueled blockbuster entertainment, so our Summer Edition presents an assortment of Korea’s recent box office champs, including rom-coms My Love My Bride (remake of LEE Myung-se’s 1990 classic film of the same name) and Marriage Blue, nostalgic music drama C’est Si Bon, stylish romantic thriller Scarlet Innocence from director YIM Pil-sung (Hansel and Gretel), comedy-drama Chronicle of a Blood Merchant, directed by and starring Korea’s top star HA jung-woo, and Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island, a sequel to the popular 2011 period-action-comedy Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow, featuring new adventures of a bumbling detective in the 18th century Korea.
Korean Movie Night New York is an ongoing, approximately twice-a-month film program that introduces the full spectrum of contemporary and classic Korean cinema to New York audiences, from popular blockbusters, independent films, and documentaries to animation and family movies. The series is co-presented by Korean Cultural Service NY and Asia Society. For information on the series, visit www.koreanculture.org or www.asiasociety.org/korean-movie-night or Facebook.com/KoreanMovieNY.