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On the Beach at Night Alone


Location la: Bartos Screening Room

Dir. Hong Sang-soo. 2017, 101 mins. Digital Projection. With Kim Min-hee, Seo Young-hwa, Jeong Jae-yeong. In Korean with English subtitles. In this quietly devastating, boldly autobiographical work, Young-hee is an actress reeling in the aftermath of a publicized affair with a married director. At first she escapes to Hamburg, but once back in Korea and in the boozy company of her friends, increasingly startling confessions surface. Hong, whose real-life affair with Kim was a media scandal in Korea, here confronts his emotional life with newfound emotional directness, centered around a vulnerable and raw performance by Kim Min-hee, whose performance was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival.

“As gut-wrenching, funny, and formally freewheeling as anything in recent cinema.” — Dan Sullivan, Film Comment

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact with questions regarding online reservations.)

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