The controversy of The President's Last Bang was being played out in the courtrooms and in the entertainment news.
(It seems appropriate that Git's basic setup recalls Richard Linklater's Before Sunset, another film that stands out for the beauty and simplicity of its construction) On Biyang-do, the director -- named Jang Hyun-seong, the same as the actor who portrays him -- is overpowered with both memories of the past and the beauty of the island.
The question and answer session with the director and lead actors that was held after the showing went on for much longer than anyone was accustomed to.
Most questions had to do with how Jo Seung-woo was able to convincingly take on the role of an autistic young man.
Git centers around a film director who, in the middle of starting his next screenplay, remembers a promise he'd made ten years earlier.
While staying on a remote southern island off Jeju-do, he and his girlfriend of the time agreed to come back and meet at the same motel exactly ten years in the future.
In a year that has been lacking in unexpected discoveries, Git is an exciting find.