S2E3 - Green Fish / No.3 (1997)


Hello everyone, 

In this episode of Heroic Purgatory, we tackle a South Korean double feature: Green Fish and No.3, both from 1997. We talk about the similarities and differences between these too films, their artistic merits, as well as their commentary on Korean society of the 90s.

Listen to our episode and let us know what you think in the comments below.

Episode Outline and Resources


1:15  Introduction
1:54  Media Consumed
8:00  News
12:38 Film Discussion


  • BAFTA Awards - Nomadland best film; Minari best supporting actress (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g55XTlDvDeA&ab_channel=BBC)
  • SDAFF Spring Showcase: https://sdaff.org/spring2021/
  • Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence 4k release. 

Media Consumption

  • Penisula
  • After the Rain (anime)
  • Osaka Asian Film Festival
  • Resident Evil 2

  • Better Days
  • The Man who Fell to earth
  • Kim’s Convenience Finale

Movie Clips