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Cannes rides the K-culture wave

Beyond the gleaming towers of modern hi-tech Seoul, it is the dark past of South Korea’s years of dictatorship, violence and upheaval that have inspired the country’s staggering rise as a cinematic powerhouse. No fewer than five South Korean movies are showing in the elite selection at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. And Bong Joon-ho’s […]

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