In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces. Detective Cho, who is under investigation of the Internal Affairs, is assigned ... See full summary »
Charles drifts through politics, religion and psychoanalysis, rejecting them all. Once he realises the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, ... See full summary »
Henri de Maublanc
The male radio presenter Donghyun and the female TV home shopping phone operator Soohyun are both lonely. While Donghyun is focused on getting back to his ex-girl-friend Younghae who has ... See full summary »
An architect is driving his woman, who is a publisher, to the airport and he tells that he intends to move to her house and his office in her basement to save money; however, she tells that... See full summary »
Hyeon-seong, a film director struggling with writing a new screenplay, visits a remote southern island he stayed 10 years ago to fulfill a promise he made with his girlfriend at the time. ... See full summary »
Through a misunderstanding, Chul-su (Lee) arrives on the doorstep of Chun-hie (Shim). Having nowhere else to go, he forces her to allow him to stay until they can contact their mutual friend to solve the problem. Their initial contempt for each other gradually softens, but they cannot bring themselves to have a full understanding of the other. Written by
Thomas Giammarco <email@example.com>
This is a romantic comedy that is actually entertaining and smart, not another kleenex, dull, cloned romantic comedy from Hollywood.
Rather going through the boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy loses all dignity to crawl back to the girl route, this film is pretty straightforward. Two lonely people, a guy who is on leave from the army and an aspiring screenwriter/wedding photographer female share an apartment together. They are brought together through contrived circumstances. He is trying to get back with his girlfriend (who previously lived in the apartment) and she is working up the guts to approach an attractive older man.
Ah, plot doesn't matter much, its the comedy here that counts. The two leads are gorgeous and have great chemistry together, sparring and inadvertently helping each other and of course, falling in love. Although again, the main situation is awfully contrived, it doesn't matter because the acting, setting and insuring situations all have a realistic edge to them.
The main actor plays the no-nonsense kind of guy who can actually cook and knows how to run his life. He's great when he's acting extremely peeved and horrified by the girl's awful living habits (like having no cups at all!) The actress really shines, she's better than Meg Ryan! She plays cutsy to a T yet also shows her lonliness, living basically day to day out of a meager salary. When was the last time you've seen a character in a romantic comedy who had money problems? C'mon, Bridget Jones, Kate & Leopold, they all show fabulously wealthy or successful people. The characters here are more sympathetic and real.
A great hoot. Subtitles do not matter.
8 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?