Un Certain Regard Directed by KIM Ki-duk
By KIM Ki-duk
about KIM Ki-duk
playing 3 roles in 1.
Through Arirang I can climb over any obstacles in life.
Through Arirang I can understand human beings, be
thankful of nature, and acknowledge my life as it is now.
We are now…
in the terrestrial world lurking with desires,
in the ghostly world lurking with sorrow,
in the imaginary world lurking with dreams,
with no beginning nor end,
slowly going crazy.
What is the affection that still remains all around me
It is still stuck to the crown of my head, testing my
It is still hiding deep within my heart, testing my sense of
If I didn’t give my heart, the wicked would be erased from my
memories, but if I gave my heart, I wouldn’t forget them until the
day I die.
Mercilessly kill each other in our hearts till we die.
I hold back as I get angry
I laugh as I get jealous
I love as I despise
And forgive as I quiver with the urge to kill.
I will kill
myself, because of those who I remember