For the Talent (Injaereurwihayeo) (1987)|
Director : Chang Youn-hyeon
Year of Production : 1987
Genre : Drama/Fiction
Format : 8mm/Color
Running Time : 45 minutes
Wu-yeong, a part time poet and university student, is investigated by the Bureau of Investigation when his poem is printed in a pamphlet for an antigovernment student group called the Minturyeon. The investigator continues to torture Wu-yeong, even while knowing that he is innocent, making Wu-yeong aware of a new kind of reality and making him lucidly recollect past events.
The movie shows Korean society of the 80s through a man in an interrogation room who is uncertain about his beliefs. (Kang So-won) The first movie to deal with the problem of interrogation. (Kim Dong-won)
Director Bio : Chang Youn-hyun (1967- )
He graduated with a degree in electrical engineering in 1989 from Hanyang University and in 1992, studied at the Hungarian National Film School. He made For the talent (Injaereurwihayeo) during his university years and co-directed Oh! The world of Dream and The Night Before Strike during his time at Jangsangotmae acquiring directing experience outside the mainstream film industry. He made his debut with The Contact (1997), a film about the internet, which was a success on both critical and commercial levels. With his second film, Tell Me Something(Tell me something), he introduced hard gore movies to Korean cinema. In 2004, he directed the action thriller, Some (Sseom).