With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Saturday, May 25, 2013

ACF 1909: Free screening of SUNNY next Tuesday in New York

Korean Cultural Service New York
Korean Movie Night 2013
Series Three: Laughter and Love at the Box Office
Sunny / Sseo-ni
Directed by KANG Hyoung-chul
South Korea, 2011, 127 minutes
When: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
Doors open: 6:30 PM
Where: Tribeca Cinemas
54 Varick Street, on the corner of Canal Street, NYC
Near the A, C, E @ #1 Canal Street subway stops

This wonderful coming-of-age film about a group of high school girlfriends in 1986 and their adult selves in 2011 will screen for free next Tuesday in the Korean Cultural Service's Korean Movie Night film series.

Here's how the Korean Cultural Service describes it:

Girl power! In this award-winning hit, a group of schoolgirls form a timeless friendship, bonding over their willingness to do whatever it takes to help each other out.

A country girl, relocating to Seoul, becomes a part of the clique… but when an irreversible tragedy strikes, the group finds themselves forced to go their separate ways. Twentyfive years later, when two of the girls happen to meet by chance at a hospital, they decide its time to get their friends back together and make their lives “sunny” again! An irrepressible feel-good comedy, Sunny was tied with the historical action blockbuster War of the Arrows as the biggest Korean film of 2011!

For those of you who can't make it to the free screening, Sunny is available on DVD. I rated the film 3.5 out of 4 stars and assigned the DVD extras 4 out of 4 stars. Read that review here. The film is also available on Netflix Streaming.