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In the smoldering centerpiece of Chang-dong Lee's masterly "Burning" a mournful cry of a movie a young, tragic South Korean woman named Haemi (Jeon Jong-seo) dances before two men at twilight, while Miles Davis floats bluely from a nearby car radio.Her arms sway low and then high.It's a dance she has learned from the Bushmen during a recent trip to Africa. She calls it the dance of Great Hunger, and she's ecstatic as she moves. "Burning" was the sensation of the Cannes Film Festival in May (though it went home prize-free) and is this year's South Korean foreign language Oscar submission.If Jongsu is trapped in the old Korea, Ben is a symbol of the new.While Haemi is dancing, Ben shares a dark secret with Jongsu.Something is wrong in the world of "Burning," even if it can't quite be found or articulated.
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