‘Grass’ Trailer: Filmmaker Hong Sang-Soo Reunites With Kim Min-Hee In This Gorgeous Black & White Drama

The Playlist | 3/23/2019 | Andrew Bundy
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Even if you’re personally unfamiliar with Korean auteur, Hong Sang-soo, you’ve probably seen his name pop up in an article, or somewhere on your social media feed. He is arguably the most prolific filmmaker working today. His acolytes are legion, but those less exposed to the art house scene likely can’t name more than one or two titles from his catalog. But now’s a pretty great time to dive headfirst into the filmmaker’s work with the upcoming “Grass.”

A stylish one-take tease in the form of a trailer for his newest venture, “Grass,” has just arrived. “Grass” is Hong’s second release of 2018 – following the excellent “Hotel by the River” (which, like his latest, showcases outstanding black and white cinematography) – once again, reuniting him with actress Kim Min-hee (“The Handmaiden”) – whom appears to be Hong’s artistic muse at this juncture of his career.

Movie - Synopsis

Here is the movie’s synopsis:

For his 22nd feature as director, Hong Sangsoo delivers a delicious cinematic riddle only he could concoct. In the corner of a small café, Areum (Kim Minhee) sits typing on her laptop. At the tables around her, other customers enact the various dramas of their lives. A young couple charge each other with serious crimes, an old man tries to rekindle a flame with a younger woman, a narcissistic filmmaker works to put together his next project — all while Areum types. Is she merely...
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