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Moebius (2013)

Perhaps the most bizarre film at Venice this year, Moebius is also the funniest. South Korean director Kim Ki-Duk’s (2012 Golden Lion Winner for Pieta) latest, is a shocking morality tale exploring the themes of family, desires and…

Pieta (2012)

Across the nineteen features of his prolific and eclectic career (including 2009's documentary self-portrait Arirang), Korean writer/director Kim Ki-duk has been no stranger to controversy or contradiction. Earlier this week, Time Out…

Pieta (2012)

”Pieta” – piety in Italian – is the title of a famous Michaelangelo sculpture of the Virgin Mary holding Jesus. The movie poster for Kim Ki-duk’s Pieta shows Mary’s face from this sculpture, with tears of blood running down her cheeks. It…