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Hong - Ranked

by Patlabor
“Some things I come across in every day life sparks curiosity in me. My films are a way for me to unravel these things. […] I start with a very ordinary, banal situation, and this situation usually has something in it that makes me feel strongly. It’s a stereotypical feeling, but very strong. I have this desire to look at it… Perhaps it’s a blind feeling. I put it on the table, and I look at it. I open up, and these pieces surface. They are not related, they conflict with each other. But I try to find a pattern that makes all these pieces fit into one. […] You’re stuck with a certain view for your entire life and only once in a while, you… Read more

“Some things I come across in every day life sparks curiosity in me. My films are a way for me to unravel these things. […] I start with a very ordinary, banal situation, and this situation usually has something in it that makes me feel strongly. It’s a stereotypical feeling, but very strong. I have this desire to look at it… Perhaps it’s a blind feeling. I put it on the table, and I look at it. I open up, and these pieces surface. They are not related, they conflict with each other. But I try to find a pattern that makes all these pieces fit into one. […] You’re stuck with a certain view for your entire life and only once in a while, you see things differently. I think that’s a great thing. That’s what I try to do.” — Hong Sang-soo

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