Last week, Train to Busan director Sang-ho Yeon released his latest movie on Netflix: Boy (2023). Although described as a dystopian action thriller, the Korean adventure proves to offer a lot of emotional depth.
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‘Expected action, but got emotion’
On Twitter, viewers say that the film surprised them in that regard: “I expected #JUNG_E to have a little more action, but it appealed more to the sentimental side and showed how technology can be a tool to help an entire human race. dehumanize and immoral”. The fact that leading actor Kang Soo-youn suffered a cardiac arrest and died last May at the age of 55, makes the film even more moving.
Postapocalyptic civil war
Al-lab is a researcher and, in a post-apocalyptic 22nd century, tries to end a civil war. His plan? Cloning her mother’s brain. She was a war hero. Can she also save the world in the future?
5.4 Watch on Netflix • In a post-apocalyptic 22nd century, a researcher at an AI lab tries to end a civil war by cloning the brain of a war hero:
Image: Still ‘Jung_E’ via Netflix
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