Keswick Film Club - Treeless Mountain

Friday 26th February 4:00 PM

Treeless Mountain 

Director: So Yong Kim Country: Korea
Cert: TBC Year: 2008 Length: 89 mins
Treeless Mountain

Audience Reaction

Score: 59.09% Attendance: 38

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Synopsis

Independent film-maker Kim, for her second feature, travels back from New York to her Korean birthplace. In casting amateurs and working with little script, she gives a new meaning to the notion of a 'child's-eye view': 'Kim essentially gave a few pivotal lines of dialogue the kids would have to say, and then let them improvise, their spontaneity taking over.' (Twitchfilm) The children are abandoned by their mother, treated carelessly by their alcoholic aunt, and have to look out for themselves.

Thanks to Soda Films

Critics

open_quote Minimalist masterpiece, a quiet movie of sharply observed details and two girls who will break your heart. close_quote G Allen Johnson, S F Chronicle


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