Memories

Memories of Murder (2003)

Memories of Murder first published by Movie Gazette Between the years 1986 and 1991, in a small rural town in South Korea, ten women were raped and murdered. The perpetrator was never found [until Lee Choon-jae, already serving a life sentence for another murder, confessed to the Hwaesong serial killings in 2019], but the huge police…

Wailing

The Wailing (2016)

The Wailing first published by Little White Lies Though called The Wailing in English, Na Hong-jin’s third feature (after 2008’s The Chaser and 2010’s The Yellow Sea) was released in its native South Korea under the title Goksung, which is also the name of the village where its mysteries unfold. Small-town values propel events here. Amidst…

The Treatment (De Behandeling) (2015)

First published by Sight & Sound, June 2015 Synopsis: Antwerp, Belgium. A figure known to local children as the troll has imprisoned the Simons in their own home for days and, when interrupted, stolen off into a woodland park with their young son Robin. Robin’s corpse is found up a tree, bearing semen from his…