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The Picnic

Korea, 1999 (MIFF 1999, Fiction)

Director: Song Ilgon

A young famiiy are out for a drive in the country, ostensibly for a picnic by the sea, but their outing begins to take on sinister overtones when they stop in some woods before reaching their destination. The climax of this award winning short from Korea is truly disturbing.

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