Film Event
Film Event


Play Trailer

Mysteries seem to multiply after struggling novelist Jong-su’s fledgling romance with the mercurial Hae-mi is interrupted by Ben, an inexplicably wealthy young man with a disconcerting hobby. As Jong-su’s jealousy turns into panicked suspicion, he navigates millennial ennui and the maddening unknowability of other people in his search for the truth. Burning marked Chang-dong Lee’s return to the director’s chair after being blacklisted by the Korean government in 2010, channeling 8 years of pent-up frustration into a film simmering with class politics.

In Korean with English subtitles.

Rewind\\Redesign is a recurring series where Paradise invites a local, celebrated artist to pick a favourite movie and redesign its poster. This edition of Rewind\\Redesign features artwork courtesy of Joel Gregorio from Sovereign State. Signed, limited-edition prints will be available for sale before and after the show.

Concerned about what will be on screen? See our Content Considerations page.

Buy Tickets

Monday, December 16

"Culminates in a finale so astonishing that it will sear itself into viewers’ memories for years..."
Washington Post
"Morphs, with masterly patience... into a teasing mystery and eventually a full-blown thriller."
Los Angeles TImes
Directed by: Chang-dong Lee
Featuring: Ah-in Yoo Jong-seo Jun Steven Yeun Soo-Kyung Kim Seung-ho Choi
Runtime: 148 mins Rating: 14A