Arirang

Unclassified 18+
Kim Ki-duk, 100 mins, South Korea, 2011, HDCAM, Korean with English subtitles. Source: Finecut.

Arirang
Arirang
Filmmaker Kim Ki-duk returns from self-imposed cinematic exile with Arirang, a feverish documentary plunge into his own psyche.

Traumatised after one of his actresses nearly died during the shooting of his 2008 film Dream, art-house director Kim Ki-duk withdrew from filmmaking for three years. With Arirang he finally re-emerges, but this time he turns the lens on himself, constructing a fascinating, self-made reflection on his own approach to art.

Using a handheld camera to chronicle his time holed up in a country retreat, Kim reflects on his life, art and choices, creating a compelling, tantalising glimpse into the mind of an obsessive filmmaker.

Winner of theĀ Un Certain Regard section at Cannes in 2011, and Australia's biggest documentary prize, BIFFDOCS, in 2011.

Dates   Sun 14 Oct 2012, 6.30pm
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