2010. 4. 1 NOW PLAYINGClash of the Titans (12)
A war between the king of the gods Zeus (Liam Neeson) and the god of the underworld Hades (Ralph Fiennes), who gets jealous of Zeus’s omnipotence, is now destroying the world as Hades spreads his evil to earth as well as the heavens. Zeus’s son, Perseus (Sam Worthington), who was born of a god but raised as a man, embarks on a perilous journey to forbidden worlds, leading a band of warriors in order to stop the underworld and defeat Hades. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, he will only survive if he can accept his power as a god, defy his fate and create his own destiny.
Sadness in Beauty(18)
Drama / 79 / Korean
Set at a school near the sea on Jeju Island, the rivalry between Do-jin (Yook Dong-il) and Min-goo (Lee Seung-mil) for the affections of Seo-yeon (Han I-bin) grows by the day. One day, a new student, Dong-il (Kim Doo-jin), transfers to the school, changing their lives forever. Dong-il becomes interested in Seo-yeon and also campaigns to become the class president, and the tensions at the school escalate.
The Class (12)
In a rough part of town in Paris, a tough but fair teacher, Francois Marin (Francois Begaudeau), and his colleagues prepare themselves for another year of teaching at a high school, which is one of France’s toughest schools. The teachers have different views of their students. Each teacher has his or her own goals and methods of achieving the results.
With his honest demeanor in the classroom, Marin once achieved great success with the students, but this year, things seem different. The school administration now has student representatives on a student evaluation committee, and this begins to challenge Marin’s teaching methods. As he tries to get through to his students, Marin sees both success and complete failure. Under such difficult circumstances, Marin tries to encourage his students and give them the respect they need, and the students eventually start to open their minds. But he and his students soon face another challenge.
Fantasy / 80 / French
As Catherine (Marilou Lopes-Benites) reads the story of “Bluebeard” to her older sister, Marie-Anne (Lola Giovannetti), the story moves to 1697, as Lord Bluebeard (Dominique Thomas), a violent and dangerous aristocrat, prepares to take the neighbor’s younger daughter, Marie-Catherine (Lola Creton), as his seventh wife. Very soon after that, Bluebeard has to leave the country for a while, and Catherine gets the key to a small room she has been forbidden to enter. Overcome by curiosity, she opens the door and immediately discovers the room’s horrible secret.
As God Commands (15)
Living on the margins of society in a town in North Italy, there’s only one person who gives absolute love to 11-year-old Cristiano (Alvaro Caleca). That is his neo-Nazi and alcoholic father, who is also his best friend, Rino Zena (Filippo Timi). One day, Zena loses his temper when Cristiano comes back with a beaten face. It happens again when people slight their only friend Quattro Formaggi (Elio Germano), who is mentally ill. Being protected by Zena, Formaggi lives his life mixing reality and fantasy. One dark and rainy night, Formaggi ends up making an irreparable mistake with Cristiano’s friend Fabiana (Angelica Leo), whom Formaggi considers as a “gift from God.” And Zena gets caught up in it as well.
The Day Before (18)
Melodrama, Romance / 104 / Korean
In prison, a wrongly accused man named Soo-in (Kim Nam-gil) succeeds in making a harrowing escape from prison with the help of a corporal (Jeong Yoon-min). He goes here and there to exact revenge on the one who wronged him and then disappeared. When he gets to a place he considers the end of the world, a woman who runs a restaurant catches his eye. Mi-ah (Hwang Woo-seul-hye) used to believe in love, but has been left hollow and wounded. However, her closed mind begins to open when he meets Soo-in. Like magic, the two of them start falling in love with each other.
*These synopses were culled from http://www.imdb.com and http://movie.naver.com.