2009. South Korea. Written and directed by Choi Dong-hoon. With Gang Dong-won, Kim Yoon-seok, Lim Soo-jung, Yoo Hae-jin. In Choi’s whizz-bang time-traveling comic fantasy, a Taoist wizard, trapped in an enchanted scroll since 1509, is freed in 2009 to capture a gaggle of evil goblins. Woochi is directed with such verve and panache, you might start believing in magicians and monsters. In Korean; English subtitles. 110 min.
Screening as part of Yeonghwa: Korean Film Today
Trailer courtesy of the filmmaker
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