7 Remarkable Korean Movies Released This Month

Posted 2017/10/04 3109 0

With the upcoming Chuseok Festival (3/10 - 5/10) and Busan ilm Festival (12/10 - 21/10), October promises to be a big month for movies.


1. The Fortress (03/10)

Based on the Second Manchu invasion of Korea in 1636, where King Injo and his retainers sought refuge in the fortress located in Namhansanseong.


2. The Outlaws (03/10)

Based on real events that occurred in 2007 dubbed the "Heuksapa Incident". The story follows a turf war that grows between a local gang that runs Garibong-dong in Guro District, Seoul and the Heuksapa gang from Yanbian, China; the police are called in to attempt to bring peace to the neighborhood.


3. RV: Resurrected Victims (12/10)

Kim Rae-won plays Seo Jin-hong, a cold-hearted prosecutor who lost his mother (Kim Hae-sook) during a robbery 7 years ago. He has been bent on tracking down the culprit responsible for her death. Now, a series of surreal cases around the world, termed the Resurrected Victims Phenomenon, is seeing victims of unsolved murders returning to life to punish their killers.


4. Man of Will (19/10)

Young Kim Chang-Soo is placed behind bars, charged with murdering a Japanese person who took part in Empress Myeongseong's assassination. In prison, Kim Chang-Soo sees how Koreans are persecuted and grows into a fighter for Korean independence.


5. Autumn Sonata (19/10)

Soo-Ryun (BoA) is a 29-year-old single woman. Her boyfriend is Joon (Lee Hak-Joo) and she wants to marry him, but she learns she that she does not have much time left to live.


6. Lee Soo Ah (19/10)

Lee Soo Ah is struggling with her mother's dementia. Amidst all the hardships of life, Lee Soo Ah stumbles upon an ex-boyfriend. He asks for her forgiveness but is she able to do it? Facing despair, hope and love, what will she choose?


7. Glass Garden (25/10)

Despite her disabled leg, Jae-yeon is a brilliant researcher with a rare ability to communicate with nature. Having been hurt by her hypocrite colleague and lover, she turns her back to the world and goes deep into the forest to live alone in a glass garden. Meanwhile Ji-hoon, a novelist, develops a fascination for Jae-yeon and, despite her cold reception, begins to hover around her. Inspired by her, he eventually writes a novel about her titled "The Glass Garden". Jae-yeon gradually begins to open up to him. However, he realizes that something mysterious is happening in the glass garden and, shocked and confused, he makes a crucial mistake which there will be no return.