Burning (15)Cast: Steven Yeun, Yoo Ah-In, Jeon Jong-seo
Author(s): Jungmi Oh, Lee Chang-dong
Director: Lee Chang-dong
Release Date: 01/02/2019 (selected cinemas)
Running Time: 148mins
Country: S Korea
Aspiring writer Lee Jong-su meets former classmate Shin Hae-mi and they reminisce about the past over dinner before she leaves for a trip to Africa. Jong-su kindly agrees to take care of her cat in her absence and when Hae-mi returns, Jong-su is disappointed to discover that she has acquired a wealthy and self-confident companion called Ben. This potential suitor is an enigma. Jong-su snoops around Ben’s apartment and discovers trinkets belonging to other women in a bathroom cabinet.