UW Cinematheque | Concrete Utopia (2023)

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Vilas Hall, Rm. 4070
@ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Parasite-style class warfare meets the disaster movie in this highly entertaining Korean blockbuster. An apocalyptic earthquake levels Seoul, with only one apartment building left standing. As desperate outsiders scramble to gain entry to this high-rise paradise, its threatened residents seal themselves inside—only to begin turning on one another. Concrete Utopia won Best Film at the Grand Bell Awards (Korea’s Oscar equivalent), joining the ranks of the last three winners: Decision to LeaveParasite, and BurningPresented with the support of the Center for East Asian Studies at UW Madison. (MK)