Great films that didn’t get nominated

Sunny (Korean)

After getting accolades and praises at international festivals in New York, London, Osaka and Mumbai, Sunny doesn’t need an Oscar nomination to second its merit. This Korean drama explores many emotions through a story that essentially based on nostalgia. The lead cast include a group of girlfriends who were thick as thieves in high school and how they change over the years. Unlike most films that reminisce the past, this one strays away from sappy melodrama and opts for a soulful approach to highly emotional situations. What is also particularly endearing is how quickly and easily the characters manage to engage and involve you as a viewer into their lives. A pure drop of sunshine, this.


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