Lee Chang-dong’s Burning at TIFF’s Summer of Seoul
Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he’d mind looking after her cat while she’s away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby…
Content advisory: violence, sexual content, nudity, substance abuse.
Screening introduced by Reel Asian Executive Director Deanna Wong.