Thriller

THE LIMIT

Police officer So-eun reluctantly agrees to stand in as the mother of a kidnapped child. When the investigation stalls out, she receives a mysterious phone call. The caller, accusing her of a bad impersonation, demands that she deliver the ransom or her own son will pay the consequences…. Out of options, and unable to inform …

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REMEMBER

In this breathtaking revenge thriller, a part-time TGIF server named “Freddie” Pil-ju (Lee Sung-min), in his 80s and suffering from alzheimer’s disease, embarks on a long-awaited vengeance plot against pro-Japanese Imperialism collaborators that led to his family’s death decades before. Recruiting his young work bestie “Jason” In-kyu (Nam Joo-huck) as a driver, he sets off …

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PROJECT WOLF HUNTING

When the Korean police decide to transport an assortment of Korea’s most notorious criminals back from the Philippines via cargo ship (a la CON AIR, but on a boat!), the potential for things to go very wrong is palpable. And it is not long before trouble is afoot. The ultraviolent Jong-du (Seo In-guk) has his …

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OUR FATHER, THE DEVIL

“We all have a past, Marie, but it doesn’t define us.” OUR FATHER, THE DEVIL is a riveting psychological thriller that follows Marie (Babetida Sadajo), an African refugee who has found a pleasant life for herself in a small mountain town, nestled in southern France. Her idyllic yet humble existence is thrown into turmoil, however, …

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NOISE

Set against the serene backdrop of a remote island off the coast of Japan, Keita (Tatsuya Fujiwara, BATTLE ROYALE) supports his family with the help of childhood friend, Jun (Ken’ichi Matsuyama, NORWEGIAN WOOD) farming black figs in one of the island’s last remaining efforts to revitalize an otherwise waning economy. When a strange visitor shows …

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NEXT DOOR

For the past five years, Chan-woo has been trying to enlist in the police academy. Although he is obsessed in applying even after a litany of rejections, he is a ubiquitous slacker, and can’t even afford to pay for the application fees, resulting in him asking his friend to lend him money. His friend agrees …

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HUNT

SQUID GAME superstar Lee Jung-jae makes his directing debut with this 1980s-set thriller, in which he also plays an intelligence chief who uncovers a plot to assassinate the president of South Korea while hunting for a mole within his own agency. Korean superstar Jung Woo-sung co-stars as a fellow agent also trying to smoke out …

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HOLY SPIDER

From 2000 to 2001, a serial killer murdered sixteen women in the holy city of Mashhad, Iran. HOLY SPIDER, from writer/director Ali Abbasi, is based on this true story, and follows the uncompromisingly principled journalist Rahimi (Zar Amir Ebrahimi, recipient of the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Best Actress Award for this role) as she sifts …

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DREAM HOME

Li-sheung is a woman obsessed. She has found the perfect home and it will be hers, no matter what the cost. Though she doesn’t have the money, there is nothing she won’t do for the security and prestige that comes with owning her ideal dream home. And if that means shedding a bit of blood, …

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CONVENIENCE STORY

The ubiquitous Japanese convenience store – a subculture of its own (konbini) – becomes a portal to an alternate reality for Kato (Ryo Narita), a screenwriter running low on ideas and with an actress girlfriend Zigzag running out of patience with his lethargy. Kato is in the middle of a severe slump. He submits ideas …

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