The struggle to break through abstraction is ultimately what Hong Sangsoo’s cinema has been about, from the “digging deep” of Our Sunhi to the rejection of the words we use to describe reality as illusory in The Day After, in favor of actual, truthful experience.
The Frameland team looks back on 2017 and picks out their favorite underseen and unloved films in international cinema.
Growing old together, meeting the in-laws, flying ships that express romance, a chance connection on a beach between two strangers and much more: Frameland’s favorite cinematic moments of 2017 deal with all kinds of human connections, expressed in a multitude of ways.
Exploring and analysing the visions of death of Hong Kong director Chang Cheh over his long cinematic career.
At the close of Noirvember, Frameland recommends five film noirs from outside of the United States, both from the classical peri
With his latest opening soon in Hong Kong, we celebrate 50 years of Sammo Hung.