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Tag: Haruki Murakami

  • “Burning”: Lee Chang-Dong Searches for the Fiery Great Hunger of Existence

    “Burning”: Lee Chang-Dong Searches for the Fiery Great Hunger of Existence

    Burning refers to both physical and inner emotional fires. The Korean director Lee Chang-Dong delights in taking his movie, an adaptation of a Haruki Murakami story, right up to the edge of borders physical (the blare of a North Korean propaganda broadcast drifts over frequently); emotional– between friendship and betrayal, love and jealousy; and mysterious–…