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GOOK (2017) Movie Trailer: Justin Chon’s Award-winning Film About The L.A. Riots

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Gook Trailer and Poster

Justin Chon‘s Gook (2017) movie trailer and movie poster star Ben Munoz, Simone Baker, David So, Curtiss Cook, Jr., and Sang Chon. Gook‘s plot synopsis: “Eli and Daniel are two Korean-American brothers who own a struggling shoe store in South Los Angeles and have a unique and unlikely friendship with a young 11 year-old African-American girl, Kamila. The film is set on the first day of the LA RIOTS on April 29, 1992 forcing the three of them to defend their store while contemplating the future of their own personal dreams and the meaning of family.”

Gook Poster

Gook Movie Poster

Gook Movie Poster

Gook looks like a striking and surprising well-executed film. The black and white of the film looks excellent. It makes the viewer concentrate on the film in a way that a color film can not accomplish. I had not realized before seeing this trailer that Korean-Americans were victims of violence and racial bigotry during the 1992 Los Angeles riots following the acquittal of the four police officers that beat Rodney King on camera.

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