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Lee Chang-dong Sør-Korea, 2018

Jason's rating of the film Burning

Lee asserts that BURNING was born of his concerns regarding the impotent rage of young people, but it is equally about how we are unable to understand one another; it is each of us who are the mystery. Never before have the people this great director situates before our gaze been so obscured by their faces. It is our unknowing that makes localized eruptions of violence, distinguished by futility, so disconcerting.