Burning (Korean Movie)

Burning (Korean Movie)Profile

  • Movie: Burning
  • Revised romanization: Beoning
  • Hangul: 버닝
  • Director: Lee Chang-Dong
  • Writer: Haruki Murakami (collected short stories), Lee Chang-Dong
  • Producer:
  • Cinematographer:
  • Release Date: May 17, 2018
  • Runtime:
  • Genre: Mystery
  • Distributor: CGV Arthouse
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Jong-Soo (Yoo Ah-In) works part-time work at a distribution company. He meets his childhood friend Hae-Mi (Jeon Song-Seo). Hae-Mi introduces him to Ben (Steven Yeun). A mysterious incident takes place between them.


  1. Filming began September 11, 2017 and finished January 30, 2018.
  2. Gang Dong-Won was first offered the second male lead role, but declined.
  3. “Burning” screens at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival in the “In Competition” section.



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