The Picnic

On a sunny winter day, a family drives to a forest by the sea. The boy thinks they're going on a picnic, but the parents have something much more sinister in mind.

  • South Korea
  • 1999, 18 min
  • Director: Il-gon Song
  • Director of photography: Sun-wook Park
  • Editor: Young-jae Ko
  • Screenplay: Il-gon Song
  • Music: Kalin Park
  • Cast: Byung-ho Son, Ji-hyun Choi, Kyung-hyun Min
  • Contacts: Mirovision Inc.
  • Producer: Il-gon Song, Byung-mo Cho
  • Production: Il-gon Song

Il-gon Song

Song Il-gon (1971, South Korea) graduated from the Seoul Institute of Arts in 1994 and the Polish Lódz Film School in 2000. His fifth film Picnic (1999) won the Cannes Jury Prize. His 2001 feature debut Flower Island was followed by Spider Forest (2004), Feathers in the Wind (2005) and Magicians (2006).