Sunday, February 15, 2009

Free film - "Asako in ruby shoes", screening Wed Feb 18 and 25 only

Asako in Ruby Shoes

Date: February 18 and 25 (Wed) at 7 p.m.
Year of Production: 2000
Running time: 117 min.
Director: E J-yong
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English
Rating: 15+
Cost: free
Venue: Korea Foundation Cultural Center (KFCC), Joongang Ilbo Building, Sunhwa-dong, Junggu, Seoul
Public servant Woo-in’s work is an endless repetition of trivial business, and his everyday life is made up of dull activities like surfing the Internet. He has a crush on Mia, a red-haired assistant instructor at a cooking school, but she doesn’t care about him. On a dating website, Woo-in finds a girl named “Asako” who resembles Mia. …… Aya, who has failed to enter college, dreams of leaving behind her hopeless home and committing suicide on the International Date Line by holding her breath. But saving money for a plane ticket is not easy. In the meantime, she finds an Internet modeling job. As “Asako,” which in Japanese means “girl of the morning,” she gazes at the camera sadly, wearing a red wig...

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+ How to Get There:
By subway: Line 1 & 2, City Hall Station, Exit 9. Walk straight ahead for three minutes, until you reach the Joongang Ilbo (newspaper) Building on your left.
For bus information please call the free Tourist Information service on 1330.

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