The 1980s is characterized by its addiction to sensuality. As it wad dominated by the so-called 3-S policy, which focused on infatuatinng te masses with sports, screen, and sex, professional baseball launched while erotic movies were produced more often than not. While broad daylight stifled the popular anger and frustration with the contemporary political & social repressions, people burned midnight The Ae-ma Woman as the first-ever late-night movie, while the erstwhile curfew was lifted off te nighttime streets.
Films by Im Kwon-taek (1934~). He made his debut with Farewell to the Duman River in 1962 and directed over 100 films. He is the most renowned Korean film director who has keenly explored the aesthetic uniqueness of Korean films endlessly with passion and experimental zeal. He engraved his name in the history of world cinema with Chihwaseon, which earned him the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002.