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At the Movies This Week - Busan


 
DATE: Week of Thursday 19 September 2019
TIME: Varies - check with your neighbourhood theatre or call 051-1330
COST: Usually W8,000 Adults and W6,500 Students / Early morning (first screening) W4, 000 for both Adults and Students
VENUE: The venues for each film are listed in the section below the descriptions

Following are movies foreign nationals who don't speak Korean can enjoy in Busan. (see also Daegu, Daejeon and Seoul screenings). We suggest that you call 053-1330 to confirm the times before you head out. You may also want to have them check to ensure there are seats available as most people book online in advance, an option  that is not available to non-Koreans in many theatres (a Korean citizen ID is usually required).

100 THINGS (100일 동안 100가지로 100퍼센트 행복찾기 / Original title: 100 Dinge) - English/German/Finish with Korean Subtitles
Comedy.  Directed by Florian David Fitz. Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. Stars: Florian David Fitz, Matthias Schweighöfer, Miriam Stein.
SCREENING START: 11 September
VENUES:
*Dongnaegu-CGV Dongnae
*Busanjingu-CGV Seomyeon, CGV Daehan
*Haeundaegu-CGV Centum City, CGV Haeundae, Busan Cinema Center
*Junggu-CGV Nampo
*Yeonjegu-CGV Asiad
*Bukgu-CGV Hwamyeong
*Geumjeonggu-CGV Busan Uni.
*Namgu-CGV Daeyeon

AD ASTRA (애드 아스트라) - English (Japanese/Russian) with Korean Subtitles
Adventure/Drama/Mystery.  Directed by James Gray. Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe. Stars: Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler, Ruth Negga.
SCREENING START: 19 September
VENUES: 
*Dongnaegu-CGV Dongnae, Lotte Cinema Dongnae
*Busanjingu-Lotte Cinema Busan, Lotte Cinema Seomyeon, CGV Seomyeon, Megabox Seomyeon, CGV Daehan
*Haeundaegu-Lotte Cinema Haeundae, Lotte Cinema Centum City, Megabox Jangsan, Megabox Haeundae, CGV Centum City, CGV Haeundae, Busan Cinema Center
*Junggu-Megabox Busan Theater, Lotte Cinema Gwangbok, CGV Nampo
*Yeonjegu-CGV Asiad
*Bukgu-CGV Hwamyeong, Megabox Deokcheon
*Sasanggu-Lotte Cinema Sasang
*Geumjeonggu-Lotte Cinema O2, CGV Busan Uni., Megabox Busan Uni.
*Namgu-CGV Daeyeon

BEAUTIFUL BOY (뷰티풀 보이) - English with Korean Subtitles
Biography/Drama.  Directed by Felix van Groeningen.  Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. Stars: Steve Carell, Maura Tierney, Jack Dylan Grazer.
SCREENING START: 19 September
VENUES: 
*Dongnaegu-CGV Dongnae, Lotte Cinema Dongnae
*Busanjingu-Lotte Cinema Busan, Lotte Cinema Seomyeon, CGV Seomyeon, Megabox Seomyeon, CGV Daehan
*Haeundaegu-Lotte Cinema Haeundae, Lotte Cinema Centum City, Megabox Jangsan, Megabox Haeundae, CGV Centum City, CGV Haeundae, Busan Cinema Center
*Junggu-Megabox Busan Theater, Lotte Cinema Gwangbok, CGV Nampo
*Yeonjegu-CGV Asiad
*Bukgu-CGV Hwamyeong, Megabox Deokcheon
*Sasanggu-Lotte Cinema Sasang
*Geumjeonggu-Lotte Cinema O2, CGV Busan Uni., Megabox Busan Uni.
*Namgu-CGV Daeyeon

DESTROYER (디스트로이어) - English with Korean Subtitles
Action/Crime/Drama.  Directed by Karyn Kusama.  A police detective reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace. Stars: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany.
SCREENING START: 19 September
VENUES:
*Dongnaegu-CGV Dongnae
*Busanjingu-CGV Seomyeon, CGV Daehan
*Haeundaegu-CGV Centum City, CGV Haeundae, Busan Cinema Center
*Junggu-CGV Nampo
*Yeonjegu-CGV Asiad
*Bukgu-CGV Hwamyeong
*Geumjeonggu-CGV Busan Uni.
*Namgu-CGV Daeyeon

IT CHAPTER TWO (그것: 두번째 이야기) - English with Korean Subtitles
Horror.  Directed by Andy Muschietti. Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back. Stars: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader.
SCREENING START: 4 September
VENUES
*Dongnaegu-CGV Dongnae, Lotte Cinema Dongnae
*Busanjingu-Lotte Cinema Busan, Lotte Cinema Seomyeon, CGV Seomyeon, Megabox Seomyeon, CGV Daehan
*Haeundaegu-Lotte Cinema Haeundae, Lotte Cinema Centum City, Megabox Jangsan, Megabox Haeundae, CGV Centum City, CGV Haeundae, Busan Cinema Center
*Junggu-Megabox Busan Theater, Lotte Cinema Gwangbok, CGV Nampo
*Yeonjegu-CGV Asiad
*Bukgu-CGV Hwamyeong, Megabox Deokcheon
*Sasanggu-Lotte Cinema Sasang
*Geumjeonggu-Lotte Cinema O2, CGV Busan Uni., Megabox Busan Uni.
*Namgu-CGV Daeyeon

WINCHESTER (윈체스터) - English with Korean Subtitles
Biography/Drama/Fantasy.  Directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig.  Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle. Stars: Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, Finn Scicluna-O'Prey.
SCREENING START: 19 September
VENUES:
*Busanjingu-Megabox Seomyeon
*Haeundaegu-Megabox Jangsan, Megabox Haeundae
*Junggu-Megabox Busan Theater
*Bukgu-Megabox Deokcheon
*Geumjeonggu-Megabox Busan Uni.

YESTERDAY (예스터데이) - English with Korean Subtitles
Comedy/Fantasy/Music.  Directed by Danny Boyle.  A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. Stars: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino.
SCREENING START: 18 September
VENUES:
*Dongnaegu-CGV Dongnae, Lotte Cinema Dongnae
*Busanjingu-Lotte Cinema Busan, Lotte Cinema Seomyeon, CGV Seomyeon, Megabox Seomyeon, CGV Daehan
*Haeundaegu-Lotte Cinema Haeundae, Lotte Cinema Centum City, Megabox Jangsan, Megabox Haeundae, CGV Centum City, CGV Haeundae, Busan Cinema Center
*Junggu-Megabox Busan Theater, Lotte Cinema Gwangbok, CGV Nampo
*Yeonjegu-CGV Asiad
*Bukgu-CGV Hwamyeong, Megabox Deokcheon
*Sasanggu-Lotte Cinema Sasang
*Geumjeonggu-Lotte Cinema O2, CGV Busan Uni., Megabox Busan Uni.
*Namgu-CGV Daeyeon

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMS - non-English language films usually with Korean subtitles

KOREAN FILMS with English Subtitles
NOTE: You can find more information about Korean films on this Korean Films website

NEW MOVIES are usually (but not always) released on Thursday in Korea and changes to the schedule can be made at any time.

K4E Notes: Most people in Korea book their tickets online and so there are often no seats (or very few) left if you go directly to the theatre. Unfortunately, anyone who is not a Korean citizen may be unable to book tickets online because a Korean ID number is required by most sites.

The CGV chain does offer a 'memberships for foreigners' that requires one's name as it appears on one's passport as well as one's alien registration number. Go to the website, scroll down to the bottom of the page (ignore the pop ups), and click on "Membership for foreigners"

NB:You will want to check via 02-1330 to see if the movie is still showing at the above listed theatres, especially those films that have been around for a while.

Anyone who has additional information on current or upcoming movies and where they are playing, please contact k4e at events@korea4expats.com

Info Source: many of the descriptions above are from www.imdb.com



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