Here’s why we appreciate Korean Cinema

When it comes to finding new films and series to watch, we tend to stick to something close to home. This prevents us from exploring other styles of cinematography from different cultures. It is important to gives different types of cinematography a chance, as it may be your new favourite style.

In order to celebrate the appreciation of Korean cinema, we have listed a few things that you should watch.

Alive Korean film Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

Alive

Video gamer Jun Wu wakes up to a zombie apocalypse. Stuck in his home alone, he faces troubles and struggles to survive. As the film unravels, we watch the choices that he makes and put ourselves in his position if we had a hypothetical zombie apocalypse. This film is available in some countries on Netflix.

Parasite

A struggling working class family slowly and cleverly insert themselves in to the lives of a high class family. As the plot thickens, challenges arise that they cannot turn back on. This film is a thriller.

South Korea flag pixabay: Chickenonline

Kingdom

Set in the Joseon period, a prince is blamed for the murder of his father, but the real truth is actually hidden from the public. On top of that, there is a plant that can bring dead people back to life, but as zombies. This television series has a strong theme of politics and horror, that works very well together. This series is available on Netflix.

Train to Busan

Seok Wu is a business man that took some time out of his busy schedule to take his daughter on a train ride to Busan for her birthday. However, the train ride turns into a horror show as a zombie apocalypse takes place, causing them to fight for their lives.

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