HONG SANG-SOO’ On the Beach at Night Alone at Miami Beach Cinémathèque

Fri 23 Mar, 2018 - Thu 29 Mar, 2018

Art imitates life in this quietly devastating masterpiece from Hong Sangsoo. Kim Minhee (The Handmaiden, Right Now, Wrong Then)—in the role that won her the Silver Bear for best actress in Berlin—plays Younghee, an actress reeling in the aftermath of an affair with a married film director. Younghee visits Hamburg then returns to Korea, but as she meets with friends and has her fair share to drink, increasingly startling confessions emerge. No stranger to mining his own experience for his films, Hong, whose real-life affair with Kim stirred up a media frenzy in Korea, here confronts his personal life with a newfound emotional directness. With an incredibly raw and vulnerable performance from Kim at its center, On the Beach at Night Alone is one of the most dynamic collaborations between director and performer in contemporary cinema. (

In Korean with English subtitles

Directed by HONG SANG-SOO/South Korea/2017/1hr, 41mins

Miami Beach Cinematheque
1130 Washington Ave,
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305 673-4567
www.MBCinema.com

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