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2018-05-17 | Mystery / Drama

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Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby...
Director: Lee Chang-dong
Stars: Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun

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Burning FAQ

On November 26, 2021, the IMDB rating of Burning is 7.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 95/100, Metacritic rating is 90/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The production budget of Burning was 7,280,000 USD.
Burning won 2018 Cannes Film Festival, 2019 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 2019 American Film Awards, 2019 Asian Film Awards, 2019 Asian Film Critics Association Awards, 2019 Austin Film Critics Association, 2019 Baek Sang Art Awards, 2019 Belgian Film Press Union, 2019 Chunsa Film Art Awards, 2019 CineLibri International Book and Movie Festival and 30 others.
The runtime of Burning is 148 minutes.
On November 26, 2021, there were 5216 public reaction to Burning including burning questions, aura of mystery, slow burning, languid pace, slowly building up.
The certification of Burning is R,NR.
The release date of Burning is May 17, 2018.
The casts of Burning are Yoo Ah-in starring as Lee Jong-su, Steven Yeun starring as Ben, Jeon Jong-seo starring as Shin Hae-mi, Kim Soo-kyung starring as Yeon-ju, Choi Seung-ho starring as Lee Yong-seok, Moon Sung-keun starring as Lawyer.
The genre of Burning is Mystery,Drama,Thriller.
The director of Burning is Lee Chang-dong.
The revenue of Burning was 6,591,038 USD.