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On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (2002)
"Saenghwalui balgyeon" (original title)

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Actor Kyung Soo leaves Seoul to visit an old classmate. The reunion with his friend does not amount to much, but the trip does lead to some romantic encounters. He gets involved with two ... See full summary »

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Sang-mi Choo ...
Seon-young
Ji-won Ye ...
Myung-sook
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George Georgiou ...
Roger
Choo-wol Kim
Chu-wol Kim
Hak-sun Kim ...
Seong-wu
Sang-kyung Kim ...
Gyung-soo
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Actor Kyung Soo leaves Seoul to visit an old classmate. The reunion with his friend does not amount to much, but the trip does lead to some romantic encounters. He gets involved with two women, first a young college student whom he leaves without a moment's thought and then a woman whom he deems his fated partner. As Kyung Soo becomes increasingly invested in this second relationship, he begins to notice certain coincidences and similarities that recall past pairings, blurring his conception of exactly which woman, which relationship, he is so desperately holding on to. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Seon-young: Even though it's difficult to be a human being, let's not turn into monsters.
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quiet but very intense
21 August 2006 | by (Graz, Austria) – See all my reviews

From the very start i was caught up in the pacing of this film. Everything felt so down-to-earth and therefore so natural.

But as it is often the case with those calm movies, there is, in truth, a lot of noise behind these curtains of silence. You can't see it directly but after looking at all these details, and there are a lot of them, frictions are just popping out everywhere. Every single spoken word has then a special meaning.

Technically the film is simply dull. No music, at least i don't remember, very simple camera angles etc. It felt more like a theater-play than a film. The only difference was having the real environment, but even that was not so important. There were only some "items", which played a key-role, like the turning gate, but they were also replaceable with a stage-backdrop.

So that is the risk that some might be bored to death when they happen to run into this film. For myself it was just fascinating. A 10/10 as a theater play ... but, because of the unused potential of "film-techniques", a 9/10 as a movie.


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