The Book of Fish / 자산어보
23.10.2021, 17:00, Cinestar Kino 3
South Korea 2021, 126 Min., OV with English subtitles, (Korea) FSK: 12+
When the scholar Jeong Yak-jeon (SOL Kyung-gu) was banished to the island of Heuksando in 1801, he developed an interest in fishing. In exchange for his knowledge, the young fisherman Chang-dae (BYUN Yo-han) teaches Yak-jeon everything about the sea. But the two clash more and more due to their different values.
After Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet,The Book of Fish is LEE’s second black and white film.
Director: LEE Joon-ik
Screenplay: KIM Se-gyeom
Cast: SOL Kyung-gu, BYUN Yo-han, LEE Jung-eun
AWARDS & INVITATIONS (Selection):
57th Baeksang Art Awards 2021 – Daesang Grand Award: LEE Joon-ik (Won)
57th Baeksang Art Awards 2021 – Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor: BYUN Yo-han, SOL Kyung-gu (Nominated)
Chunsa Film Art Awards 2021 – Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor: SOL Kyung-gu (Nominated)
30th Buil Film Awards 2021 – Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor: BYUN Yo-han, SOL Kyung-g, Best Supporting Actor: JO Woo-jin, Best Supporting Actress: LEE, Jung-eun (Nominated)
15th Asian Film Festival Awards 2021 – Best Film, Best Director (Nominated)
Buil Film Awards 2021 – Best Director