Painted Fire (2002)

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In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him.


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5 May 2003 | sperman
9
| A great movie, a great painter
What a movie! I have always liked the Asian style of shooting, and this movie does not disappoint at all! Photography is breath-taking, ranging from amazing landscapes to whirls of colours. The main actor is really realistic in representing the painter (whose paintings are astonishing). The ending is also very well chosen, very poetic. The only remark is that they should have maybe shown a bit more deeply the connection between his inspiration and his abuse of alcohol and women. But altogether this is an excellent film!

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Release Date:

10 May 2002

Language

Korean, Japanese


Country of Origin

South Korea

Filming Locations

South Korea

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,196 16 February 2003

Gross USA:

$64,029

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,988,181

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