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 »
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 sent him a special LP, Soohyun is crazy for her friend's boy-friend. Via Internet and music Soohyun and Donghyun get together in a special way. Written by
Marco Radke <email@example.com>
When I first ran across this gem, it was about 3am. The scene with the car accident was just occurring. I find this to be very fortunate, because if it hadn't caught my attention, I might have kept flipping the channels right past it. Let's just say that the car accident really grabbed my attention.
Here was this seemingly serene movie, lovely young woman driving along, listening to Velvet Underground, and all of a sudden, the scene is contrasted by this amazing accident! The accident actually sets the tone for much of the movie, which is why I even bother to mention it.
The accident leads to a scene where the audience discovers that Soo-hyun has a problem with her tear ducts, which seems to symbolize that she is out of touch with her emotions, or at least has trouble expressing them to those around her.
As for the acting, it's brilliant. The characters aren't perfect. If they had been perfect, this movie would have been akin to "You've Got Mail," which essentially pales in comparison to "The Contact." "You've Got Mail" is nothing more than the simplest of unlikely love stories. But with "The Contact," there's a certain unpredictability. The characters seem so authentic that you don't know who will end up with who in the end.
If you should ever have the chance to see this film, and you're the sort of person who likes something different from the monotonous American romances, be sure to see it! So far as I'm concerned, there's not a dull moment, and the ending is exquisite.
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