Great Expectations The Book Thief The Outsiders The Picture of … In one extraordinary sequence, Haemi and Ben drive out to visit Jongsu on his farm. The first time I decided to go to Burning Man, the annual gathering on a dried lake bed outside of Reno, Nevada, I didn't put much thought into it at all.From what I had heard, it was basically camping and partying in the desert. She pantomimes eating a tangerine and her gestures are so specific you could swear the tangerine was really there. Haemon spat in his face and said not a word, staring, then drawing a sword at himself killing himself holding antigone close to him What happened after the messenger relayed the news about Haemon and Antigone to Eurydice? He missed and instead threw himself onto his sword. Getty (L-R) Actors Pauley Perrette, Mark Harmon and Cote de Pablo pose as Mark Harmon is honored with the 2,482nd star on the Hollywood Walk of … The tension between "what is" and "what isn't," started with Haemi's beautiful tangerine pantomime, is in urgent operation throughout. Fire is important: For Haemi, it's the fire that the Kalahari Bushmen dance around. When Jongsu picks up Haemi at the airport on her return from Africa, he is chagrined to discover Haemi has a man in tow, a man named Ben (Steven Yeun), whom she met on her travels. This makes sense since it takes a while for us to understand the layout of Jongsu's life, so hazy is it with strange relationships, missing figures, blank spaces. (Yeun gives a truly chilling performance.) Creon tried to coax Haemon out, but Haemon drew his sword and attempted to stab his father. What does Antigone plan to do? Bury Polyneices, because she wants to honor her dead family member because she follows the laws of the gods ... Creon thinks Haemon means murder, that if Creon kills Antigone then Haemon will kill him (Creon) It's a great film, engrossing, suspenseful, and strange. The messenger retells exactly what happened. Lee's explorations require depth and space. She tells him that if he ever is hungry for anything, he can create it on his own like this. At the start of Burning, Jongsu runs into Haemi (Jong-seo Jun), a childhood friend he fails to recognize at first. Suggestions Use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. The two are clearly now an item. The … His father is in trouble with the law for assaulting another farmer, although the details remain vague. While not everybody goes to Burning Man expecting to have a ton of sex, sex is available, shameless, and no-strings-attached. The orgy dome at Burning Man was the first time my husband, Luke, and I had group sex together, so I guess you could say it was somewhat of a catalyst for that lifestyle. Ben is dangerously void, maybe even a sociopath. Who is Eurydice? What does Antigone plan to do? They go out for drinks and reminisce. The food vanishes, the litter box is full, but the cat never manifests. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. How that hunger manifests, and what hunger even signifies, is up for debate. The whole of "Burning" feels like this. Both Jongsu and Ben are frozen in their seats, as they watch her fluid gestures, her primal openness to the beauty of her own experiences. Two childhood friends, who grew up in a farming village outside of Seoul, meet as adults, at random. After hearing this news Eurydice returns to the palace without saying anything, and the Chorus leader worries that this is a foretelling of something ominous to come. Ben, smiling smoothly, his face telling no tales, nods. Creon's stubborn refusal to honor Antigone 's desire to bury her slain brother and to acknowledge the opinions of the Theban people, his son Haemon, and the seer Tiresias, leads to the deaths of his wife Eurydice, Haemon… "You burn down other people's greenhouses?" Haemi made it all up. The debate itself is too dangerous to even be spoken out loud, since it threatens the class status quo. It's hard for anyone to keep their thoughts straight; it's hard to believe what might be staring you right in the face. What is the shocking news? Jongsu's village is on the border of North Korea, where the air is pierced with shrieking propaganda from a loudspeaker across the hills, creating a sense of emergency among the gentle pastoral landscape, like some attack is imminent, like something dreadful lurks beyond the … Rattling back and forth between Seoul and the family farm in his battered pickup truck, he is caught in an in-between state, dreaming of Haemi, waiting for her return, shoveling food for the cows, or putting out food for her cat—a cat who is never seen or heard. The tangerine is delicious but it's invisible. Antigone hanged herself and Haemon found her body. Or, perhaps, they are, and that's even worse to contemplate. The cat was never there. Her beloved, Haemon, son of Creon, committed suicide. There's so much disorienting background noise in “Burning," the traffic, the ringing of the phone, the street music, the loudspeaker blaring North Korean propaganda, Trump on the television in the corner of the room. why? According to another version of the story, Creon gave Antigone to Haemon to kill, but he secretly married her and they had a son.