10 must-see films that tell South Korea’s story

The Oscar smash-hit Parasite (2019) has drawn renewed attention to both South Korea and South Korean cinema. For decades, artistic creativity was suppressed under dictatorial governments, but post-democratization, a cultural renaissance dating to the late 1990s – Hallyu (“The Korean Wave”) – re-energized the industry. Hallyuwood has produced multiple global hits, ranging from violent thrillers (2003’s Oldboy) […]