This section recalls significant moments in the history of Korean music cinema, which have matured with the Jecheon International Music & Film Festival over the past 15 years. It features films that have already been introduced through the festival, as well as films that capture key moments in the history of Korean music cinema.
Jungle Story previously drew much attention for the participation of rock musicians YOON Do-hyun and SHIN Hae-chul. Love, Lies is a beautiful depiction of gisaeng during the Japanese colonial era and the emerging pop music scene of the time. Set in the same period, Radio Days is about people who go to great lengths to create Korea's first radio show.
C'est Si Bon and Go Go 70s delve into the Korean music scene of the 1970s. Sunset in My Hometown is the first film about hip-hop music produced in the mainstream film industry. Midnight Ballad for Ghost Theater is the first feature-length musical film made in the Korean film industry. Tune in for Love traces emotional connections and ruptures via a popular radio program.
Korea | 2019 | 122min | Color | Drama | 12
Korea | 2006 | 122min | Color, B&W | Drama | 15
Korea | 2014 | 123min | Color | Drama | 15
Korea | 2015 | 120min | Color | Drama | 15
Korea | 2008 | 118min | Color | Drama | 15
Korea | 1996 | 90min | Color | Drama | 15
Korea | 2007 | 111min | Color | Drama | 12
Korea | 2017 | 123min | Color | Drama | 15