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Arirang (2011)

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Arirang is about Kim Ki-duk playing 3 roles in 1. Through Arirang I climb over one hill in life. Through Arirang I understand human beings, thank the nature, and accept my life as it is now. We are now... in the terrestrial world lurking with desires, in the ghostly world lurking with sorrow in the imaginary world lurking with dreams, with no beginning nor end, slowly going crazy. What is affection that it still remains all around me decaying? It's still stuck to the crown of my head, testing my

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A cri de coeur, constructed as a fly-on-the-wall doc.

June 6, 2012 Full Review Source: Time Out
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It is the most extravagantly self-indulgent piece of pure loopiness imaginable - but gripping as well. A piece of experimentalism at odds with convention.

June 8, 2012 Full Review Source: Guardian
Guardian

There are intelligent and provocative ideas within Kim Ki-duk's unbearably self-serving docudrama, but the auteur should stick to what he knows best.

June 7, 2012 Full Review Source: What Culture
What Culture

Vaguely interesting, but mostly painful and confusing.

June 7, 2012 Full Review Source: Little White Lies
Little White Lies

Kim Ki-duk's self-made documentary about his three year, guilt induced solitude is incredibly self-absorbed, making it a suffocating and arduous watch.

June 6, 2012 Full Review Source: ViewLondon
ViewLondon

It's a confessional portrait of the artist as a nutty middle-aged man and a rare insight into a controversial director who's as divisive as the 38th Parallel.

May 29, 2012 Full Review Source: Total Film
Total Film

Perhaps Arirang works best as testimony to how far up the mountain Kim Ki-duk has yet to travel before regaining his former peaks - at least, though, he has finally resumed the ascent.

April 12, 2012 Full Review Source: Eye for Film
Eye for Film

A self-indulgent personal-therapy home movie? Or is there something more?

February 3, 2012 Full Review Source: Movie Habit
Movie Habit

Arirang is insufferable, and it's approaching torture to sit through it. Although we do wish Ki-Duk would climb out of his hole and get on with his life.

December 21, 2011 Full Review Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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  • Arirang - Bekenntnisse eines Filmemachers (DE)
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