Saturday 9th March
Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighbourhood as him, who asks him to look after her cat while on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confesses his secret hobby.
Jo Crotty, Curator of Chester International Film Festival 2019.
What the Critics say…
“Playing against genre expectations and a slow pace will definitely turn off some viewers, but Burning rewards patient audience members with an enigmatic and eerie psychological character drama.“ Lewis Knight, Daily Mirror
Preceded by an entry from the 2019 Chester Animation Festival:
THE BOOK OF BLOOD
A traveller seeks a dark secret below the shelves of a tired old bookstore.