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This edition: Painted Fire (aka "Chi-hwa-seon")

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Episode Details

(2002/Korea, 116 min., color, historical drama) Director: Im Kwon Taek. Cast: Min-sik Choi, Sung-kee Ahn, Ho-Jeong Yu, Yeo-jin Kim, Ye-jin Son. Vignettes in the life of Ohwon, the 19th century painter revered as Korea's greatest artist, who was rescued from life in the streets and managed to achieve fame and recognition during one of Korea's most turbulent periods. In Korean with English subtitles. Distrib.: Kino International. (Discussion guests: Jinsoo An, New York University; Kelly Jeong, John Jay College/CUNY.)