Black Summer

Black Summer


Total votes: 86

Director & Screenwriter: Lee Won Young

Release Date: Oct 16, 2017

Duration: 1 hr. 51 min.

Year: 2017

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 검은 여름

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Geomeun Yeoreum

Genre: Drama, Melodrama, Romance


Ji Hyun is a contractual employee in the film department at a local college. When time allows, he dedicates himself to writing and directing movies. He is grateful that he is able to do what he enjoys, and spends his days chronicling and archiving ordinary surroundings and occurrences. One day, Ji Hyun is interviewing candidates for a male role in his next film, when he is reunited with Geon Woo, who attendedthe same university a few years behind him. As the two men become reacquainted, Ji Hyun starts to feel a change in the wind; his heart is beating faster, his pinwheel is picking up speed. Ji Hyun and Geon Woo sense newfound emotions beginning to take hold. In a twist, their relationship is exposed to the college community. Rather than jeopardize Geon Woo’s future as an actor, Ji Hyun makes a sacrifice. The two men must ultimately decide how they will react to both despair and hope

(Source: HanCinema)

~~ Release dates: Oct 16, 2017 (Festival) || Jun 20, 2019 (Cinema)


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