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Joint Security Area

Opens on August 22

Director: Park Chan-wook Run Time: 108 min. Rating: Unrated Release Year: 2000 Language: Korean w/ English subtitles

Starring: Kim Tae-woo, Lee Byung-hun, Lee Young-ae, Shin Ha-kyun, Song Kang-ho

To coincide with Park Chan-Wook’s OLDBOY returning to cinemas after 20 years, our cult Tuesdays in August will feature 4 features from Park’s stunning filmography!

Tagline: Before OLDBOY and THE HANDMAIDEN, legendary filmmaker Park Chan-wook unleashed JOINT SECURITY AREA—a gripping tale of deceit, misunderstanding, and the senselessness of war. When gunfire breaks out in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers are killed (including Song Kang-ho from PARASITE). However, a wounded South Korean soldier (Lee Byung-hun, I SAW THE DEVIL) flees to safety. With the tenuous peace between the two warring nations at risk, a neutral team of investigators—led by Swiss Army Major Sophie Jean (Lee Young-ae, LADY VENGEANCE)—is dispatched to determine what really happened. The recipient of multiple accolades (including Best Film at South Korea’s 2001 Grand Bell Awards) JOINT SECURITY AREA showcases Park’s iconic style in an embryonic form while delivering a stylish, ultra-tense experience as only he can.


Tuesday, August 22, 2023: 7:00

Ticket Prices: $10.00 (No discounts/passes)



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