Category Archives: 2008

Antarctica

The film starts with a guy bringing different men every night in his apartment. Every man has shown to be with some peculiar features. After first five minutes the film moves 3 years and starts showing life of few people in the city of Tel Aviv some of whom eventually turn out to be men whom this character sleeps with.

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Beautiful Crazy

What is youth all about? Before they could figure out what was happening, Xiao-Bu finds herself in a cat fight with Angel over a cigarette, Ah-Mi sleeps with Xiao-Bu’s boxer boyfriend, and Angel kisses Xiao-Bu. What could be worse? Imagine living with an alcoholic father who chose nothing in life but to stare out of a window. Picture the embarrassment if bird droppings stained your clothes just as you were asking someone out on a date.

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Lovebirds

Mario has fallen in love with Alexis, a young man from Spain, after engaging solely in a whirlwind romance over the Internet. However, Mario’s family doesn’t know he’s gay yet, and when Alexis shows up for a visit it throws the household into turmoil.

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Star Appeal

The story revolves around a young man from the planet Mars, who is known as E.T., who arrives on Earth totally naked, and soon befriends a young Chinese man, Xiao Bo, who takes him home and teaches him several languages, mathematics, geography, world history, art and the natural sciences. The two become increasingly close, and eventually fall in love. The Chinese man is bisexual, and has both a boyfriend and girlfriend who befriend E.T., and also fall in love with him. The girl tries to conceive a baby with E.T., after which he falls into a coma.

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Brulee

Hinako is a serial arsonist. Minako has a secret. Identical twin sisters ran away from each other 13 years ago. They run into each other again, when Minako takes their grandmother’s ashes from the Kyushu district to the sea. This time, they never want to be apart, even if its against their destiny. “Brulee” means “burnt” in French.

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Members Of The Funeral

The history of a dysfunctional Korean family is revealed as they attend a funeral. The suicide of a bright schoolboy, 17-year-old Hee-Joon, stirs extreme responses from those left behind. This clever, intriguing feature keeps us guessing about the truth behind the flashbacks. It includes a young girl transfixed by taxidermy, a predatory sports teacher who bonds rather too closely with his male students, and a literature teacher with a violent response to poor writing. Then there are members of a family and the leading characters in Hee-Joon’s novel. The result is an emotional puzzle with a dark sense of fun. A wayward South Korean gem – at once funny, macabre, and mysterious.

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Miao Miao

18 year-old Ai lives the life of a mischievous teenager. She ignores her studies, putting all her passion into baking cakes that always come out burnt, lopsided, or hard as a rock. Ai cannot imagine a greater happiness than one day making the perfect pastry, until someone new walks into her life and Ai discovers some things in life are sweeter than cake.

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