If at the end of February will be awarded in Los Angeles the Oscars could be awarded for "Burning" as the best foreign language Film . Sure, the Thriller would win if there was a category for the most slowly rising voltage curve: During two hours, the South Korean Lee Chang-Dong in "Burning fan" in the glow of Desire and suspicion, until in the end the flames shoot up. Even the chases run here on the farm.
"Burning" is a master class of patience. Just because actors and equipment are staged so precisely, Lee Chang-Dong ("Poetry") under the surface of the evils alluded to, and in the minds of the worst possible ideas grow: The delivery boy Jongsu is raised in Seoul, from the pretty Haemi, who grew up in the same village as he. She asks him, during their African stay, take care on your cat.
Suddenly, someone appears on
Jongsu feeding the animal, although he gets it in the Haemis tiny apartment never to face. But he wants to see again anyway much prefer to Haemi and reacts perplexed when he learns of her return, that she is now with Ben. As a Haemi disappears shortly thereafter, developed Jongsu a theory of what might have been the good-looking Ben with her. Finally, the has in his bathroom Cabinet, a jewelry case full of lipsticks, and this is also in slow-motion Thriller, not really a good sign.
"Burning" is based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, but a lot of it. The mysterious newcomer Ben drives a Porsche Cayenne and live in a chic polished apartment with plenty of kitchen equipment. His world contrasts sharply with that of Jongsu, whose father, a cattle farmer, stands in front of the court, because he attacked with a chair on a police officer. Jongsu must take over the Work on the dilapidated farm, where he takes the crap and be alone for a lunch cook. Haemi is the seductive young woman between the men. She has a Talent for Pantomime, and a very sincerely expressed Desire to experience and sense.
The great Gatsby
With the class difference between Jongsu and Ben Lee Chang-Dong outlines a capitalist society in Asia, in the young people from the countryside to the city, where you at so rapid as it has been mysterious way the Kingdom can be. Jongsu who wants to be a writer, compares Ben with the great Gatsby, this provokes him to explain the word "metaphor". In the game with the Illusion of Thriller, who today has the Power over the Telling: the one who trusts in the reality of abuse, and tried to discover behind things, the real story – or is it the one, the appeal asks on other exercises and in them deep-seated feelings?
For a budding writer anyway, Jongsu takes things very word for it: When Ben tells him that he set fire to the pastime of abandoned greenhouses, controlled Jongsu all targets in the area, and the device more and more out of breath. The nightmare, he imagines, may not be true, but now the blood rushes to him in the ears. From then on Burning, "" the disturbingly consistent way of wrath. The Motor is the power of Suggestion.
this May be a Film completely puzzling, and at the same time fully satisfying? But sure he can.
The movie runs in theaters. (editor-in-Tamedia)
Created: 13.01.2019, 18:52 PM