Jeonju 2013 Review: CHEER UP MR. LEE Could Use a Pick-Me-Up
From Twitch April 27, 2013 - 12:30am
If you watch a lot of films, it's hard not to get at least a little excited when a new film about filmmaking comes along. While not a golden recipe for surefire success, the subgenre yields a surprisingly strong crop of works, in part due to their self-deprecating nature. The Woodman and the Rain, This Is Not a Film and The Woman in the Septic Tank are among the many recent films to successfully go down this route. Not to mention that the old adage holds, you should write about what you know. Korean competition film Cheer Up Mr. Lee follows other entries in this rich tradition. A mockumentary about a fledgling director's attempts to make his feature debut, the film takes place in a...
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