Korean Classic Film — Korean Film Archive streaming 200 classic films
February 10, 2020 9:00 PM   Subscribe

For those looking to journey into Korean Cinema after Parasite's big win at the Oscars, the Korean Film Archive launched a YouTube channel with more more than 200 titles currently streaming, free to watch, with subtitles. VIA
posted by dancestoblue (10 comments total) 80 users marked this as a favorite
 
A Single Spark by Park Kwang Su is one of my favorites and very much worth watching if enjoy political/marxist cinema.
posted by cazoo at 9:36 PM on February 10 [4 favorites]


oh wow thank you for this!!

it's so metaphorical
posted by capnsue at 10:00 PM on February 10


What an incredible resource! Thanks for sharing!
posted by acidnova at 10:13 PM on February 10


Here's an article about the channel that talks about some of the movies.

And here's Bong Joon-ho's entire feature length 2003 movie Memories of Murder, available on Youtube.
posted by eye of newt at 10:46 PM on February 10 [11 favorites]


Zombie movie TRAIN TO BUSAN was great! NYT Review
posted by alasdair at 12:10 AM on February 11 [4 favorites]


Start and end with 'Save the Green Planet'.
posted by Jessica Savitch's Coke Spoon at 3:59 AM on February 11 [1 favorite]


Memories of Murder is being reissued in U.S. theaters and on Blu-ray later this year following a recent 4K restoration, so if it’s an option I’d urge folks to please support that release rather than streaming a pirated version.
posted by Mothlight at 6:17 AM on February 11 [6 favorites]


(Is there any guidance available (in English) as far as appropriateness for kids, a rating system, etc.?)
posted by mittens at 7:36 AM on February 11


Yes! This is awesome! I was just talking about the gap in my knowledge of Korean cinema before bed last night, so this is very timely. Looking forward to seeing many of these!
posted by stellaluna at 1:22 PM on February 11


Excellent!! Thanks for posting.
posted by Ms. Moonlight at 1:31 AM on February 12


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