Double Feature: Your Bright Future and Hong Sang-soo

September 18, 2009

Here’s a suggestion for a good double-feature on Saturday: come to LACMA in the afternoon to take in Your Bright Future for the first or last time—it closes on Sunday—and then stick around in the evening for the Los Angeles premiere of Night and Day, the new film from Korean filmmaker Hong Sang-soo. This will be the conclusion of an eight-film retrospective of Hong’s films (tonight: Turning Gate and Tale of Cinema). Best of all, Hong will be in attendance for a Q&A after the film.

To whet your appetite, here are a couple peeks at the film. First, the trailer:


Second, a short news report that ran when the film premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, giving you a bit more of an idea what the film is about: