Right up my alley. Also, the young lead actress does a great job. Once the reveal happens, you will be 100% hooked unless you have no soul. Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. ), Here is the list of Korean movies that are worth watching. it made me feel weird watching, seeing the boys go from having the time of their lives to quickly realizing how alone they were in the world to experiencing near delusion to facing existential crises one after the other. However, Sung Min, from the next class, befriends her and they fall in love. “Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned” is a 2016 South Korean movie that was directed by Um Tae Hwa. But I’m getting ahead of myself. i haven't felt that beauty in…. The list is…, **this is just movies ----- inspired by all the lists like this for other sites because they’re my fav way…. Chock-full of great special effects that depict time stopping as well as some really dreamy shots. One day, Soo Rin, Sung Min, and Sung Min's friends Tae Shik and Jae Wook go to the mountains. i felt like the time also stopped when i was watching the film. Still love this movie so much. Report this film. TMDb Here's the gist of it: a group of 14-year olds go on an adventure together, but when three of the kids suddenly disappear, the town turns on the lone survivor and her step dad. [7], A 13-year-old boy named Sung-min and his two friends went missing after their venture into a cave in a forest, along with a girl, Su-rin. A successful combination of fantastic imagination and down-to-Earth coming of age/missing child drama. Step Two: Pick a Number. Listed by release date. I watched it knowing very little about it and recommend you do the same because it's a surprising narrative that could easily be spoiled. I definitely saw elements of A Werewolf Boy. ‘가려진 시간’ The idea of the film was strongly influenced by the sinking of MV Sewol which occurred in 2014. A very engaging fantasy that sort of plays off the paradox that the young can’t wait to grow up while adults want nothing more than to recapture their youth. The fantasy element is excellently captured with very well rendered effects, but what really sells the film are the characters and the acting from young Shin Eun-soo as Su-rin and Kang Dong-won as Sung-min. [6] The idea of the film was strongly influenced by the sinking of MV Sewol which occurred in 2014. now that's what i call friendship, i haven't cried because of a film since denis villeneuve's "arrival", but honestly um tae-hwa's "vanishing time: a boy who returned" hit me hard by the end. Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned is a well-delivered, thought-provoking film with its own unique eccentric touch. One of the most original stories I've seen for ages! It is also a story of first love and loss of innocence. i can't express it into words but it was a good film. got me bubbling up those memories when YA was all the craze, tho i never actually did do much of any reading. Then it gets weird. The story was wonderful. Um explained that after the Sewol disaster, the government tried to hide the truth, and therefore he decided to shoot a film the main theme of which is a search for truth. Time Travel. This is the second long film by Um Tae-hwa. I am feeling so guilty for taking that chance for granted since I was too engrossed in his co-star as prior, I have never heard of Kang Dang Won until he surprised me in A Violent Prosecutor and then now, in Vanishing Time. crazy story/concept, only outdone by it's knockout ending. Later, a mysterious man in his 30s shows up and tells Su-rin that he is her friend Sung-min. Mobile site. Soo Rin then notices that the boys have disappeared and the police start looking for them. There they find a cave under a tree which leads, them to a mysterious egg. [8], "VANISHING TIME: A BOY WHO RETURNED (2016)", "Photos of Gang Dong-won, Shin Eun-su at 'Vanishing Time' press conference", "[bnt photo] Gang Dong Won Shows a Charisma", "UM Tae-hwa, Director of VANISHING TIME: A BOY WHO RETURNED", "Troubled waters: South Korean director mines hope from tragedy", "Actors Gong Hyo-jin, Cho Jung-seok, Cho Jin-woong win top star award", "GANG Dong-won Receives the Star Asia Award at NYAFF", "Stars shine at Daejong awards: A successful year for film industry celebrated at annual ceremony", "VANISHING TIME: A BOY WHO RETURNED Wins Audience Award at the Festival du Film Coréen à Paris", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vanishing_Time:_A_Boy_Who_Returned&oldid=959051843, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 May 2020, at 22:54. The "balloon" and the "thank you" still kill me. It somehow reminded me of Aimee Bender's The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake. Did you know that I actually had the chance to meet Kang Dang Won in 2016 when one of his films premiered in Hong Kong? But I am pleased to say that Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned is a beautifully made film that can safely sit alongside other time travel romance epics such as Somewhere in Time and The Time Traveler’s Wife (the book, not the film!) Knowing everything now and being super tired, the first section of the movie felt a little slower - and it is slow in a beautiful buildup, but if you watch and start to think about turning away, DO NOT. Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned (Korean: 가려진 시간; RR: Garyeojin Sigan; lit. not what i was expecting at ALL, i was expecting some goofy wack fantasy vibesbut it was a very interesting concept! I liked especially the visuals, that "time frozen" water looks just really nice. Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned (Korean: 가려진 시간; RR: Garyeojin Sigan; lit. it taught me to appreciate today bc i wouldn't be able to return too "today" when i'm already in the future. ดูหนังออนไลน์ HD ดูหนังฟรี Vanishing Time A Boy Who Returned เข้าฉายเมื่อปี 2016 เต็มเรื่องมาสเตอร์ พากย์ไทย Soundtrack ดูฟรี ได้ที่นี่ ดูหนังออนไลน์.com Film data from TMDb. i'm really bummed out that the book quote the film starts with is just part of the story and not based on an actual book, because i got so damn excited to read it while watching. Good movie with unique thought the way visual expression done great especially the scenes in the cave, time frozen moment's. The time freeze camerawork by itself is worth watching, but there's a lot more to this. A phenomenal story of friendship with a great imaginative plot lead by two unbelievable performances from Shin Eun-soo and Gang Dong-Won. ok wow. In her new school, people label her as a weirdo and avoid her after reading her blog. A few days later, Sung Min appears again but as an adult. Another Korean movie with a great idea. A few days later, Sung Min appears again but as an adult. Days after her friends disappear during a trip to a mysterious cave, a girl is approached by a grown man claiming to be one of her missing pals. it's funny, how caught up we become in things that don't matter. Director and writer Uhm Taehwa astutely adds a touch of realism to this fantasy film. Way more accomplished than what little marketing this movie had led me to believe. Love. (Also still think the cover shot is a woman and not him even though I know it is.). now that's what i call friendship (cont'd) i haven't cried because of a film since denis villeneuve's "arrival", but honestly um tae-hwa's "vanishing time: a boy who returned" hit me hard by the end. It’s more about relationships and that’s where it lost me. and even though tae-hwa wasn't commenting on the concept of time at all, he made me feel the beauty of every moment we spend with someone we love. However, Sung Min, from the next class, befriends her and they fall in love. But stick with it, all will be revealed and if you've seen any Korean movies, you know it's not going to be pretty. Mostly for personal management but hope to serve as recommendation. A fantasy/sci-fi tale of time travelling, Vanishing Time, however is more than that. Visually splendid. This is a list about the releases of Art Subs…, XZanthia OctoShroom 3,820 films 14 1 Edit, All the South Korean films I've seen over the years. What Su-rin and Seong-min have might be childhood friendship or bittersweet romance, but there’s no question that it provides a compelling emotional through line for the narrative - as well as a satisfying, though not necessarily ideal, conclusion. (Source: MyDramaList). In reality, Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned (가려진 시간) is a drama with only a small dash of fantasy – that smashing a glowing egg can stop time for those that do it for a decade or more. i'll refrain from giving anything away, watch if you wanna feel all the feelings and take in the fresh breath of scifi air that this is. Korean Films - A List of Good Korean Films. Nicely executed genre breaker crossing supernatural with psychological thriller and with a lot to say about childhood and innocence. That secret alphabet she came up with was awesome. This list is based on movies I have watched.…, قائمة بجميع الأفلام الأسيوية التي شاهدتها ستكون محدثة بأستمرار. In her new school, people label her as a weirdo and avoid her after reading her blog. i should change that. This review may contain spoilers. I felt the leads really did a great job with the material. One day, Soo Rin, Sung Min, and Sung Min's friends Tae Shik and Jae Wook go to the mountains. I'm actually kind of sad this is overshadowed by other admittedly great Korean films released this year, but this is definitely worth a look. (im not going to lie, i spent 10 mins with my dad trying to determine if that coca cola was technically a solid or a liquid or neither) it made me think of how lonely & isolating it is to grow up…. (Source: MyDramaList) Edit Translation, Soo Rin, a 6th grade student, moved due to her stepfather's job. The more than 20-year-old gap between Kang and co-star, Shin Eun Soo (who was around 13 years old during the film) might be cringe-worthy to some if…. The girl is such a good lead, really makes you wholeheartedly root for her. Step Three: GET WEIRD! * *Nobody cares if you don't think…, A collection of my favorite foreign films, including lots of underrated/unknown titles worth checking out. A 13-year-old girl named Soo Rin (Shin Eun Soo) is forced to relocate to a small island with her stepfather after the death of her mother when he is placed in charge of a major construction project on the island. Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned (Ga-ryeo-jin si-gan, 가려진 시간) 2016 129min Film intended for audiences 12 and over (12세 관람가) + Playlist. Didn't expect to enjoy this as much as i did at all, what a nice surprise.Best watched completely blind. Soo Rin then notices that the boys have disappeared and the police start looking for them. Kang Dong-won Shin Eun-soo Lee Hyo-je Kim Hee-won Kwon Hae-hyo Kim Dan-yul Um Tae-goo Park Jong-hwan Moon So-ri Ann Ji-ho Park Ji-hu, 129 mins   Free screening sponsored by the Korean Cultural Center New York. Updated monthly. one day, four children run into a dokkaebe's egg and crack it, freezing time for anyone standing nearby. It built me up and broke my heart and that was just the visuals. [2][3][4][5] This is the second long film by Um Tae-hwa. More details at Beautiful story woven with friendship. Sign in to add this movie to a … Directed by Um Tae-hwa. IMDb A heartbreaking coming of age fantasy with great performances from the 2 lead actors. Korean Movie Night at Home Online Film Festival - Film #3. (My fave is at the top! maybe it's because it reminds me that when we become adults we lose our innocence and trust to the harsher realities of our world and we forget how to live the way we did when we were kids. © Letterboxd Limited. Soo Rin, a 6th grade student, moved due to her stepfather's job. ok wow. 21 November 2017 Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned (2016) 12-Year-old girl takes bath. 2016 (much like all movies, but this one in particular). This movie is awesome! This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. There they find a cave under a tree which leads them to a mysterious egg. i got goosebumps on me and i can't even shake them. While it is easy to predict the complications that arise as the plot unfolds, the resolutions are not as easily foretold. OB-GYN Kenobi 3,804 films 7,193 106 Edit, Step One: Go to www.random.org. Went into this with very little and expected something completely different to what I got.