The Cinema Museum, London

Screening of Hyperbolae of Youth (1956)

Fri 22 Mar 2019 @ 19:00 · Events

Hyperbolae of YouthThe London East Asia Film Festival has organised a pre-Festival screening of Hyperbolae of Youth (1956) to celebrate 100 Years of Korean Cinema.

This comedy is directed by Han Hyeong-Mo, and stars Hwang Hae,Jee Hak-Ja,Lee Bin-Hwa, and Yang Hun.

Myeong-ho (Hwang Hae), a middle school teacher who had grown up in poverty, and Bu-nam (Yang Hun), the first son of the president of a trading company, attend the same university. A doctor suggests that Bu-nam, who is sick due to overeating, and Myeong-ho, who suffers from malnutrition, should switch life styles for two weeks. While living in each other’s house, they fall in love with each other’s younger sister and get married at a joint wedding ceremony.

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Doors open at 18.00, for a 19.00 start.

Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.


Tickets: £10 for adults, £8 for concessions.

Advance tickets may be purchased from Billetto, or direct from the Museum by calling 020 7840 2200 in office hours.
Hyperbolae of Youth