LKFF 2018: The Running Actress

Director: Moon Sori
Starring: Moon Sori, Sung Byoung-sook, Yoon Sang-hwa
Duration: 71 min


Art imitates life in this brazenly honest and delicately diaristic tale of revered actress Moon Sori. Moon, famous for her award-winning roles in The Handmaiden (2016) and Oasis (2002), plays herself in an impressive directorial debut laying herself bare as she invites us to laugh, cry and witness the roles she plays behind the big screen and under the make-up; a wife, mother, friend, daughter and her own worst critic.
Over three acts - or three connected shorts - there’s catharsis in Moon’s comedic approach to her unfolding life. With gracefully paced strokes, she paints a vulnerable picture of the anxieties of women maturing under the spotlight. Offering sensitive insight into the neurosis of a successful actress and how she juggles life behind closed doors, The Running Actress is a portrait of the pressures and burdens of fame in an industry that values youth and beauty.




Club and Group screenings

Fri 2nd Nov 18.30 Ad and Trailer Free: No advertisements or trailers will play ahead of this screening. You are recommended to arrive promptly. LKFF 2018: Picturehouse Central welcomes back the London Korean Film Festival for their 13th edition.



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