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2.6
56 Ratings

Pulgasari

Directed by Shin Sang-ok, Jo Chong Gon
Japan, North Korea, 1985
Sci-Fi

Synopsis

In feudal Korea, the evil King becomes aware that there is a peasant rebellion being planned in the country…

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Pulgasari Directed by Shin Sang-ok, Jo Chong Gon

Critics reviews

An undercurrent of provocation belies the offbeat and perversely funny Pulgasari, stemming from its indeterminate “seed”: Is the pulgasari a freedom fighter turned despot, an iconoclast seeking to destroy relics of Korean feudalism, or a messenger sent to teach Koreans a lesson about class consciousness and false idols?
May 24, 2018
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