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London Korean Film Festival Teaser: 'Queen of Walking' at Regent Street Cinema

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Time 19:30
Date 22/05/17
Price £8

Hailed as one of the funniest comedies of the year, Queen of Walking sees motion-sickness afflicted student Man-bok join her school’s ace ‘race walking’ team.

With the aid of a passionate homeroom teacher, the national competition is soon on the horizon, but how will the bus-averse student make the 70km trip… South Korea’s current queen of comedy Shim Eun-kyung takes the lead as Man-bok.

Joining the film’s star are a whole host of colourful supporting characters including Man-bok’s overly-emotional father, her no-nonsense mother, a hip-hop obsessed crush, and the fiery athletics team captain, Su-ji (Joo Hee-Park, The Silenced)… not to mention her bovine best-friend, Miss Cow, who narrates the film.

With Queen of Walking, director Baek Seung-hwa (Turn It Up to 11) has incorporated colourful animated effects, surreal flights-of-fantasy, and a fantastic cast into a delightfully quirky and hugely enjoyable comedy-drama.