Films to watch at the BFI London Film Festival includes The Handmaiden premiere

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The Handmaiden (film still, dir. Park Chan-Wook)

The much anticipated film, The Hand Maiden, directed by Park Chan-Wook, will receive its London premier at the 60th British Film Institute festival.

The festival which begins from the 5th October and runs through till the 16th, released its full line up on the 1st September. To view the full programme click  here for the full programme. However for SK films, keep an eye out for the following. Tickets go on sale to the public 15th September! Set those reminders now..!

The Handmaiden (directed by Park Chan-Wook, SK, 2016 )

Based on  Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, this is a sumptuous twisty psychological thriller, full of erotic intrigue.

  • Friday 7th October, 17:30, Embankment Garden Cinema
  • Saturday 8th October, 11:00, Embankment Garden Cinema

The Wailing (directed by Na Hong Jin, SK, 2016)

A policeman investigating a string of mysterious deaths in a sleepy  village finds himself facing an ancient, unimaginable evil.

  • Wednesday 12th October, 20:50 -Picturehouse Central
  • Thursday 13th October, 14:00- Odeon Leceister Sqaure

The Bacchus Lady (directed by E J-young, SK, 2016)

A sex worker solicits older men in public parks by offering them bottles of Bacchus energy drink, in this  funny/sad melodrama.

  • Wednesday 5th October, 18:15, ICA Cinema
  • Thursday 6th October, 15:30,BFI Southbank
  • Satuday 8th October, 20:45, Ritzy Cinema

Keep Going  (director Geon Kim, SK 2015)

This short length film running at 19 mintues, comes under the New Kind of Kick collection, that focuses on characters walking the line between right and wrong.This story looks at the journey of Yeonhee a robota called Margo whose hearth she is connected to.

  • Friday 7th October, 21:10,  BFI Southbank
  • Saturday 8th October, 13:00, ICA Cinema

 

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