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A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003)
"Baramnan gajok" (original title)

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Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.

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Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.

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Extended Soap Opera
26 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is less of a movie than a very extended soap opera. An apparently conscientious young Korean attorney has an affair while his sexually frustrated wife goes looking elsewhere for fulfillment. Apparently he's lousy in bed since both of his women seem to spend an inordinate amount of time in post-coital masturbation. Meanwhile his mother finds love elsewhere as his father lies dieing while his young and tasty assistant yearns for the day when she can make his triangle a square. Altogether it provides a fascinating insight into Korean society, that being - they're just like Americans - or maybe, more specifically, just like Manhattanites - those in Sex and the City, for example.

If this movie has anything deeper to say than "get it while you can" it keeps it well hidden. The tragedy which brings the attorney's marriage

  • and the movie - to its inevitable conclusion seems to have nothing to


do with the plot other than to provide it with a convenient resolution. Still its refreshing to see sexual relationships, marital and otherwise, portrayed in such a frank and nonjudgmental manner. Pity that the film continued about 45 minutes beyond the point that I stopped caring.


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