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On Guard

Direction
Year
2018
Country
  • South Korea
Duration
18min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

The film is a skit on the parallels between a caretaker and a security guard embodied by the character of a young man who keeps watching over everything all the time. Repetitive and automated everyday tasks are accentuated by monotonous aesthetics of the camera and a slow-moving pace, introducing the audience into the world of Korean pragmatic mentality and sense of responsibility.

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  • Original title
    On Guard
  • Direction
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Gookhyun Kang
  • Music
    Minwhee Lee
  • Duration
    18 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2018
  • Country
    • South Korea
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Ji.hlava IDFF 2019

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