ODE TO THE GOOSE
KOREA / 2018 / 118 MIN / DRAMA
Director 导演 : ZHANG Lu 张律 Screenplay 编剧 : ZHANG Lu 张律
As an ethic-Korean Chinese director, Zhang Lu is an important and renowned film auteur in both Korean and Chinese cinema today. Ode to the Goose, the best work of Zhang Lu, as Tony Rayns says, “explores everyday and intimate human relationships in a poetic way, with profound discussions of connections among Korean, Chinese and Japanese culture.”
Zhang Lu was born in Yanbian, China in 1962 with his parents and grandparents are from Korea. He studied Chinese literature at Yenben University and began writing poetry and novels in 1986. Lu Zhang has been working as a filmmaker since 2001. Zhang Lu’s feature films have been selected for international film festivals such as Cannes (Grain in Ear, 2001), Berlinale (Fukuoka, 2019; Dooman River, 2010; Desert Dream, 2007) and Locarno (Gyeongju, 2014), etc.