Ghibliotheque Film Korea: The essential guide to the wonderful world of Korean cinema (Ghibliotheque Guides, 3) Hardcover – November 14, 2023 by Michael Leader (Author), Jake Cunningham (Author) Explore the magical, mysterious world of Korean cinema, in this new book from the authors of Ghibliotheque.
From smash hits such as Parasite to cult favourites Oldboy, The Handmaiden and Train to Busan, Korean cinema is a hotbed of creative talent and the force behind the most exciting, captivating filmmaking in the world right now. In this essential guide to the country's cinematic story, Michael Leader and Jake Cunningham - authors and hosts of the hit podcast Ghibliotheque - guide you through the must-see films from a century of Korean movies.
Exploring 30 movies, from the breakout hits to deeper cuts, hidden gems and future classics, Film Korea is a gateway to everything you need to know about the white-hot world of Korean cinema. Combining reviews and director biographies with recommended further viewing and a catalogue of beautiful film stills and movie posters, this is your one-stop guide to an incredible, captivating artform.
About the Author
Michael Leader is a writer and broadcaster whose writing has appeared in Sight & Sound and Little White Lies, and whose voice has appeared on podcasts and radio ranging from Ghibliotheque and Truth & Movies to BBC Front Row and BBC Radio 5. At Little Dot Studios, he is a Senior Producer working on projects related to film and video games. For several years, he was Editorial Director for Film4 Online, and he is now Commissioning Editor of the BBC Arts/iPlayer series Inside Cinema and Inside Games, for which he has written and produced short form documentaries about, among other things, Studio Ghibli. He lives in London with his partner and a small child.
Jake Cunningham is a writer and producer working in film and audio. At Little Dot Studios he works across podcasts and video essay production with a focus on film. As well as Ghibliotheque, he has produced podcasts with Channel 4, Curzon Cinemas, and the British Independent Film Awards; he has appeared on air for the BBC World Service; and has written and voiced video essays for the BBC and Little White Lies. He has written about film for The i, BFI, NME and more. His first animated short film as writer and producer, made with BFI Network, will be released in 2021. He lives in London with his partner and a small dog.
Publisher : Welbeck Publishing (November 14, 2023)
Language : English
Hardcover : 192 pages
ISBN-10 : 1802796339
ISBN-13 : 978-1802796339
Item Weight : 1.55 pounds
Dimensions : 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.4 inches