Korea Cinemascape

The Painter`s View

  • Korea Cinemascapeㅣ World Premiere
  • 201761minDCPcolor/b&wDocumentary
Director KIM Heechul
Nation Korea
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A documentary on a Korean painter Lee Jungseob. After the Korean War broke out, Lee and his family left Wonsan to flee to Jeju. While his wife and sons stay in Tokyo, Lee settles in Busan by himself.


KIM Heechul

Born in 1975, Seoul. He studied political diplomacy, then directed documentary films such as The Gate of Truth(2004), Not Guilty(2007) and Time That Cannot Love(2011). The Gate of Truth(2004) recevied the Grand Film Awards at the 30th Seoul IFF and the Audience Critic Awards at the 6th Jeonju IFF. The Painter`s View received the Grand Prize at the Documentary Film Pitching section of Jeonju Project Market in 2016.