Sound On Sight Radio # 137 – Fantasia 2009 – Asian Cinema: Thirst & Love Exposure


Fantasia, Montreal’s international genre film festival, has expanded its mandate over the years to include a wide variety of films from around the world, with the sole proviso seemingly being that they’re not based on an SNL skit or a Dane Cook routine. There has, however, always been a focus on Asian films, particularly the weird ones that might give the impression the entire Eastern half of the world grew up watching Faces of Death and Leave it to Beaver at the same time. And this year is no exception. Tonight, Sound on Sight takes a look at hotly anticipated South Korean vampire movie Thirst, from Oldboy director Park Chan Wook, four-hour romantic comedy Love Exposure, and Thailand’s fantasy epic .

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