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Gook

Gook
Drama | 2017
NR. 1hr 34min CAST: Simone Baker, Justin Chon, Curtiss Cook Jr. DIRECTOR: Justin Chon TCC DIVERSITY FILM SERIES

In 1992, two Korean-American brothers and director running a shoe store in South Central Los Angeles share a friendship with an 11-year-old black girl who likes hanging out with them. As news of the verdict in the beating case filters down during the day, their livelihood is upended when riots break out and everything they've built in the community is threatened by violence and looting.


Opening Gala for the TCC Diversity Film Series
Ticket holders may join a discussion and Gala and featuring complimentary refreshments and beverages following this film in the lower lobby of The Grand. Join us for a combination of Southern/Soul food and Korean food after this screening thanks to the Tacoma Community College. 



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Reviews
Now with Gook, Chon combines his innate talent for building immediately likable and relatable characters with natural chemistry amongst his cast to tell a more socially substantive story.
Oktay Ege Kozak, Paste Magazine
Chon's dense, ambitious, and observant film is full of impressive craft and insight.
Inkoo Kang, TheWrap
At Gook's best, Chon captures, with sharply memorable dialogue, both the essence of his particular characters but also the broad drift of generations.
Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice
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