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Lee Chang-dong • 2018 • 148 mins • Japan/South Korea • M

Starting with a tentatively romantic meeting between former schoolmates, Burning slyly slips into an enigmatic and mysterious thriller in this adaptation of Haruki Murakami's short story.
Contains Violence, sex scenes, nudity & drug use


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