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FATAL INTUITION (2015) - Korean Cinema Echoes

  • year. 2015
  • country. SOUTH KOREA
  • run-time. 1h 48min
  • rating. TBC

Doors 19:00 - Film 19:30

Deptford Cinema is proud to collaborate with the Korean Cultural Centre UK to bring you incredible cinema. Once a month, we'll screen a gem picked by KCC. And it's free!

This month's pick is FATAL INTUITION, a expert blend of crime thriller and shamanic horror. If you were enthralled and disturbed by THE WAILING, well this one's for you.


Since their parents' death in a car accident, Jang-Woo (Joo Won) has taken care of his younger teen sister, Eun-Ji (Ryoo Hye-Young). He watches over her almost too protectively. She's an outcast, shunned and mocked by others for her claims of premonitory abilities.

After a night out, Jong-woo returns home to find his sister missing. A stranger lurks in the background.


The film will be introduced by Korean film expert Dr. Colette Balmain, and while the ticket is free, it's best to make sure you've booked your seat. See you there!

Dr Colette Balmain is a Senior Lecturer in Film, TV and Media at Kingston University. Her research interests are East Asian cinemas and cultures, particularly Korean Cinema on which she has published extensively. She is currently finishing a book on East Asian Gothic cinema. Her book on South Korean horror cinema will be published in 2018. She is the editor of Directory of World Cinema: South Korea (Intellect: 2013) and co-editor of Korean Screen Cultures: Film, TV, Music and Online gaming with Andrew Jackson (Peter Lang: 2016). She is also a film critic and has her own blog, Oriental Nightmares and can be found on Twitter @ColetteBalmain tweeting about East Asian cinema.