Taste Top K-Movies at Ayala Malls Cinemas Korean Film Festival

It’s time to grab your movie buffs and have a new cinematic experience! Get ready to laugh, scream and kilig-tears when you watch the best of K-movies at Ayala Malls Cinemas Korean Film Festival: Seoul Spotlight until September 27. The film festival kicks off on September 20, with the special screening of South Korea’s official submission to the 2022 Cannes Film Festival: Decision to leave.

Korean Film Festival: Seoul Spotlight is part of the Ayala Malls Feed Your Seoul celebration, which aims to bring the best of South Korean culture to Filipinos nationwide. Recently, Ayala Malls brought K-Pop stars BamBam, Lapillus, and Soyou to the local scene to finally expand face-to-face entertainment safely for Pinoy fans. Smiles and shouts flooded the malls to show their support for their most beloved idols. Ayala Malls brings that energy to the big screen as cinemas screen South Korea’s most moving films.

Ready for your week-long K-flicks binge? Korean Film Festival: Seoul Spotlight is held at Glorietta, TriNoma, Ayala Malls Manila Bay, Centrio, Ayala Malls Capitol Central and Ayala MarQuee Mall.

Film programming

Experience the distinct cinematography of Korean films and new stories that will tickle the funny bone and bring butterflies to the stomach. Thrill seekers can also get their fix by watching unique horror concepts and gripping crime plots featuring themes ranging from tackling social inequality to delving into the human psyche. Audiences of all ages will surely be fascinated!

Operate your detective gear:

South Korea’s official submission to the 2022 Cannes Film Festival for the Palme d’Or Decision to leave will debut in the Philippines on September 20, ahead of its theatrical release in the US and UK, to launch the Seoul Spotlight. It will also have its exclusive regular release at Ayala Malls cinemas from September 28 to October 4. The romantic mystery starring “The Late Autumn” and “Wonderland” star Tang Wei and Park Hae- It follows the story of a detective who becomes captivated by a widow after she becomes the prime suspect in a his murder investigation. Decision to leave is directed by Park Chan-wook, winner of the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival, one of South Korea’s most successful and critically acclaimed filmmakers known for directing visually stunning dramas and a breathtaking violence. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Old boy (2003), The thirst (2009) and The servant (2016).

What more for intrigue and crime films? The line of the policeman Parasite actor Choi Woo-Shik shows a police officer’s struggle to investigate a squad leader who thinks crime hunting should be justified even though it’s illegal.

On the lineon the other hand, revolves around a voice phishing victim who goes out of his way to infiltrate the organization behind the system.

Scare yourself with these thrillers

Moviegoers who like to be held on the edge of their seats will be delighted by Seoul Spotlight’s lineup! ash fallwith Train to Busan Star Ma Dong-Seok, Miss A member Bae Suzy and “Squid Game” star Lee Byung-hun shed light on the pandemonium that ensues after an active volcano erupts and the chaos that ensues follows after a threat of more imminent eruptions.

ash fall stars Ma Dong-seok

Meanwhile, the action thriller Declaration of emergency shows the unprecedented terror that occurs in flight forcing the plane to declare an emergency. The film has one of the strongest casts ever assembled in a Korean film, with “Parasite” star Song Kang-ho, “GI Joe” star Lee Byung-hun and “The World of the Married” Park Hae-Joon.

Horror Fans Can Surely Appreciate Anthology Horror Movie Urban myths which consists of ten different horror stories felt in familiar places of daily life like noise between floors, old furniture, mannequins, tunnels and social media.

A scene from Urban myths

Feel-good movies for all ages

After the intense lineup, it’s always good to wrap it all up with lighthearted movies that will tug at the heartstrings or hurt your stomach from too much laughter. Putting a spotlight on outcasts is At our peak which revolves around the story of a genius mathematician with a hidden past and a needy student who gave up math.

Moreover, the romantic drama Kim Ji-young: born in 1982 is based on the bestselling novel of the same name and tells the story of a woman in her thirties who suddenly shows signs of being inhabited by others like her late mother and older sister, and the stories of the people who are linked to it.

On the other hand, golden holidayswhich takes place in the Philippines, is a comedy that follows the story of a man who leaves for Manila to find his friend who scammed him under the pretext of going on vacation.

Last but not least on the program is the fantasy comedy The guy in mewhere a weak high school student and a powerful gangster accidentally switch bodies.

Special entrance fees

Visit Ayala Malls Cinemas today and find out why Korean films are dominating world cinema at special admission prices! Watch a movie for just P250 per ticket at Ayala Manila Bay, Glorietta and TriNoma malls; and P200 per ticket in MarQuee Mall, Centrio and Capitol Central.

In addition, Ayala Malls Cinemas offers special offers Festival passes! Watch three movies for just P650 or seven movies for just P1,500 at Ayala Manila Bay, Glorietta and TriNoma malls. Meanwhile, you can also watch three movies for just P500 or seven movies for just P1,200 at MarQuee Mall, Centrio, and Capitol Central.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!

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