Burning

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Available for screenings until

Aug 08, 2022

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United States of America, Canada

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About the film

Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby...

Genre

Drama

Runtime

2h 28m

Released

2018

Director

Lee Chang-dong

Awards & recognition

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2019 Winner Saturn Award Best International Film

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2019 Winner NSFC Award Best Supporting Actor

London Film Week 2018

Winner Best Film

Asian Film Awards 2019

Winner Asian Film Award Best Director

American Film Awards 2019

Winner Best Dramatic Film

Asian Film Critics Association Awards 2019

Winner Best Director

What people are saying

One of the most beautiful scenes in a movie this year — in many years — comes midway through “Burning.”

Manohla Dargis

The New York Times

Sex, envy and pyromania make for a riveting mystery in Lee Chang-dong’s masterfully crafted Murakami adaptation

Peter Bradshaw

The Guardian

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