A Wild Roomer
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Gi-hong works as a construction carpenter. He lives from contract to contract, inhabiting a big, mostly empty house in the suburbs, and befriending its owner and his wife. One day, the three of them discover a strange dent in the roof of Gi-hong's car. Gi-hong launches a private investigation to get to the bottom of the case. The answer to the mystery introduces a new character that will shake the foundations of the lives of Gi-hong and those around him.
Lee unravels his story unhurriedly, masterfully focusing on the awkwardness of daily human interactions in a way so funny and surprising that despite the visible inspiration with Lee Chang-dong's "Burning," "A Wild Roomer" remains a fresh and original voice of Korean independent cinema. Lee's mature debut received two awards at the Busan IFF, fueling the hopes of the director's prompt return to the film set.
Director, screenwriter, and editor. His first short film, the 2012 "No Cave," brought him the Best Picture award at Busan IFF. His next short, "The Girl Lives in Haeundae," was awarded at the Seoul Independent Film Festival on the same year. In 2014, he directed one of the parts of a novella film "Romance in Seoul." "A Wild Roomer" is his feature debut.
2012 No Cave (kr. m.)
2012 The Girl Lives in Haeundae (kr. m.)
2013 A Soldier and a Leopard (nowela w filmie Romance in Seoul)
2022 Tajemniczy pieczeniarz / Goein / A Wild Roomer