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The first chapter shows the modern filmmaking process of a black-and-white film about love. In the film, a young woman (Han Ye Ri) visits her grandfather (Ahn Sung Ki) in a hospital ward. Like a madman, he pursues a nurse (Moon So Ri) with a knife but the chase is revealed to be the old man's game. The gaffer (Park Hae Il) of the film thinks the director doesn't know how to convey love so he takes off with the film reel. Without a storyline, the second chapter "Film" features only the abandoned hospital which serves as the backdrop of the black-and-white film. The next chapter "Actors" excerpts clips from previous films played by the stars, including Park Hae Il's Memories of Murder, Ahn Sung Ki's May 18, Moon So Ri's Peppermint Candy and Han Ye Ri's A Blind River. The last chapter "Love, Again" repeats the first chapter without any actors to convey the invisible power of love.
|Product Title:||Love and.. (DVD) (Korea Version) Love and.. (DVD) (韓國版) Love and.. (DVD) (韩国版) フィルム時代愛 (DVD) (韓国版) 필름시대사랑 (DVD) (한국판)|
|Also known as:||膠片時代愛情 胶片时代爱情|
|Artist Name(s):||Park Hae Il (Actor) | Ahn Sung Ki (Actor) | Moon So Ri (Actor) | Han Ye Ri (Actor) 朴 海日 (Actor) | 安聖基 (Actor) | 文 素利 (Actor) | 金藝里 (Actor) 朴 海日 (Actor) | 安圣基 (Actor) | 文 素利 (Actor) | 金艺里 (Actor) パク・ヘイル (Actor) | アン・ソンギ (Actor) | ムン・ソリ (Actor) | ハン・イェリ (Actor) 박 해일 (Actor) | 안 성기 (Actor) | 문 소리 (Actor) | 김예리 (Actor)|
|Director:||Zhang Lu 張律 张律 チャン・リュル 장률 (감독)|
|Place of Origin:||South Korea|
|Picture Format:||NTSC What is it?|
|Region Code:||All Region What is it?|
|Publisher:||All Light Pictures (Korea)|
|Shipment Unit:||1 What is it?|
|YesAsia Catalog No.:||1049655915|
*Screen Format: 1.85:1 아나몰픽와이드스크린
*Sound Mix: Korean Dolby Digital 5.1
박해일 인터뷰 (5분 5초)
장율 감독 인터뷰
영화에 보내는 아주 특별한 애정시
제 34회 벤쿠버국제영화제 ‘용호(Dragons&Tigers)’ 부문 공식 초청작!
제 20회 부산국제영화제 ‘한국영화의 오늘 파노라마’ 부문 공식 초청작!
필름과 디지털, 컬러와 흑백, 유성과 무성, 내러티브와 비내러티브
총 4장으로 이루어진 현실과 환상을 넘나드는 파격 구성!
정신병원에서 벌어지는 “추격극”
정신병동에 입원중인 할아버지(안성기)를 면회 간 손녀(한예리).
할아버지는 손녀와 담소를 나누다가 깎고 있던 사과를 평소 흠모하던 청소부 아주머니(문소리)에게 다가가 건넨다. 아주머니가 한사코 거절하자, 이에 화가 난 할아버지는 들고 있던 과도로 위협하며 아주머니를 뒤쫓는다. 그들의 추격극이 시작되고, 두 사람의 거리가 좁혀진 순간 갑작스레 들려오는 컷(cut) 소리!
그 모든 것은 사실 영화 촬영현장의 한 장면!
할아버지와 청소부 모두 유명배우들이고 감독은 OK사인을 외친다.
모두 다음 촬영을 준비하는 가운데, 조명부 퍼스트(박해일)가 감독(김학선)에게 ‘사랑’을 잘 모르는 것 같다며, 영화를 이렇게 찍으면 안 된다고 항의하지만 그에게 돌아오는 것은 조롱뿐이다. 제작팀은 다시 촬영준비를 위해 분주해지고 결국 조명부 퍼스트는 촬영된 필름통을 들고 현장에서 도망치는데…
촬영현장에서 도망친 조명부 퍼스트의 마지막 여정
그는 과연 그가 바라던 ‘사랑’에 대한 영화를 찍을 수 있을까?
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August 17, 2016
After the eminently watchable Gyeongju, one may surmise that Zhang Lu is moving in a more commercially friendly, or at least more audience-friendly, direction. Instead, the arthouse filmmaker doubled down and followed with his most experimental work yet.
Love and… was first developed as a short feature for the 8th Seoul Senior Film Festival. Zhang expanded it into an omnibus by adding three more chapters, each progressively stranger. The original first chapter begins as a black-and-white film in which an elderly patient takes chase after a nurse he likes while brandishing a knife. The befuddling scenario with Ahn Sung Ki and Moon So Ri pulls back into color to reveal a film set. An irascible gaffer, played by Park Hae Il, takes issue with the director's direction, and then takes off with a film canister.
Odd as it may be, the first chapter still holds to a narrative, but the ensuing chapters will focus on form and imagery rather than story. Reminiscent of the style of Zhang's documentary Scenery, the second chapter is basically a haunting slideshow of the interiors of an abandoned hospital, from a close-up of a potted plant to an eerily staged operating room. The third chapter is a silent film formed through editing together excerpts of the actors' other films with amusing dialogue intertitles. The surreal fourth chapter returns to the set of the first chapter and repeats the story – without the actors. The cuts and movements are replicated and synced with the original audio track, but the actors are removed, so you just see an empty chair moving, an apple rolling on its own and the camera panning down an empty hallway where a chase is occurring.
Considering its origin, Love and… started out as a work connecting the feelings of elderly people to film. While it's debatable how much understanding one can gain of senior citizens from that first chapter, it is clear that this is a film about film itself. Each chapter presents a different style of filmmaking, and the opening chapter comments on the filmmaking process itself with its film-within-a-film setup. Though its structure is experimental, Love and… is actually pointedly old-fashioned in many ways as Zhang integrates a black-and-white picture and a silent film into proceedings.
Love and… defies the boundaries of conventional filmmaking with an avant-garde yet sedate approach that can only play to arthouse and film fest audiences. The content is dry and puzzling, if not downright abstruse, but the form is interesting, inventive, occasionally cheeky and filled with love for the film medium.