Phoenix 'Entertainment' by Patrick Daughters
It's a leftfield idea that is initially almost bamboozling, because the video is true to the traditions of the genre. Patrick, back to directing after a year-plus sabbatical, plays it straight with a combination of intrigue, romance, evildoing and derring-do. You just have to disentangle a number of simultaneous storylines, set in different timeframes and places (both South and North Korea) involving the same actors playing similar roles in the different narratives.
Almost surprising too to see Patrick Daughters returning with something so averse to the cinematic production values for which he's renowned. But its so faithful to the subject you'd be forgiven for thinking its the real McCoy, until a few characters start lipsyncing...
|Production Company||The Director's Bureau|
|Executive Producer||Sue Yeon Ahn|
|1st AD||Jesse Fleece|
|2nd AD||Chad Nicholson|
|Director of Photography||Larkin Seiple|
|Camera operator||Matt Sanderson|
|Production designer||Heidi Adams|
|Cast||Christine Ko, Jason Her, Tim Park, Adam Jung, Davis Choh, Ben Cho. Mihui Hall, Sejin Park, Mia Danelle|
|Post Producer||Alannah Currie|
|Director's Representation||Riff Raff Films|
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