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Aero Theatre | Q&A with creator, showrunner, writer and director Lee Sung Jin. Moderated by Jenelle Riley.
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Episode 101 “The Birds Don’t Sing, They Screech in Pain,” Dir: Hikari, 39 Minutes.
A run-in with a hostile motorist sends Danny into a rage – and a tense chase across town. Amy’s unexpected guest leaves a lasting impression.
Episode 110 “Figures of Light,” Dir: Lee Sung Jin, 34 Minutes.
The consequences of their actions leave Danny and Amy in a surreal situation that tests their grasp on reality.
BEEF, 2023, Netflix, USA.
BEEF follows the aftermath of a road rage incident between two strangers. Danny Cho (Steven Yeun), a failing contractor with a chip on his shoulder, goes head-to-head with Amy Lau (Ali Wong), a self-made entrepreneur with a picturesque life. The increasing stakes of their feud unravel their lives and relationships in this darkly comedic and deeply moving series.
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