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Berlinale

BERLINALE 2021: INTRODUCTION BY HONG SANG-SOO

By Mónica Delgado

As in The Day After or On The Beach At Night Alone, Hong Sang-soo focuses her new account on certain questioning of representations of masculinity. Characters dejected by some conventions, who discuss common places or preconceived ideas about how they should act in certain situations. The film tells a few passages in the life of Youngho (Shin Seokho), a young acting student who gives up studying for love. This seems to be the central premise of a film, which, as often happens in the South Korean filmmaker’s cinema, is divided into parts and subject to some situations fragmented by huge ellipses or jumps in time.

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Berlinale

BERLINALE 2021: INTRODUCTION DE HONG SANG-SOO

Por Mónica Delgado

Como en The Day After o On The Beach At Night Alone, Hong Sang-soo centra su nuevo relato en algunos cuestionamientos a representaciones de masculinidad. Personajes abatidos por algunas convenciones, que ponen en discusión lugares comunes o ideas preconcebidas sobre cómo deben actuar en determinadas situaciones. Cuenta contados pasajes en la vida de Youngho (Shin Seokho), un joven estudiante de actuación que renuncia a estudiar la carrera por amor.

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