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Release Date:
5 March 2004 (South Korea) See more »
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Plot:
Jae-Young is an amateur prostitute who sleeps with men while her best friend Yeo-Jin "manages" her, fixing dates... See more » | Add synopsis »
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1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Kim Ki Duk just keeps moving forward See more (30 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Yeo-reum Han ... Jae-yeong (as Min-jeong Seo)
Ji-min Kwak ... Yeo-jin
Eol Lee ... Yeong-ki
Kwon Hyun-Min ... Salesman
Oh Young ... Musician
Gyun-Ho Im ... Tidily Guy
Lee Jong-Gil ... Happy Guy
Shin Taek-Ki ... Suicide
Jung-gi Park ... Murder Victim
Gul-seon Kim ... Second Salesman
Seung-won Seo ... Man in his 30s
Yoo Jae-Ik ... Pedestrian
In-gi Jeong ... Ki-Su
Jin-bae Jeon ... Policeman #1
Yook Sae-Jin ... Policeman #2
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Directed by
Ki-duk Kim 
 
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Ki-duk Kim 

Produced by
Jeong-min Bae .... producer
Jeong-min Baek .... producer
Dong-Joo Kim .... executive producer
Ki-duk Kim .... executive producer
Yun-ho Kim .... co-executive producer
 
Original Music by
Park Ji 
Ji-woong Park 
 
Cinematography by
Sang-jae Seon 
 
Film Editing by
Ki-duk Kim 
 
Set Decoration by
Ki-duk Kim 
 
Costume Design by
Song-hee Lim 
 
Makeup Department
Song-hee Lim .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chul-soo Jang .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Song Je-Yin .... sound
Sang-gyun Park .... sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Tae-hoon Kim .... visual effects supervisor
Tae-hun Kim .... visual effects supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Samaria" - South Korea (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence and sexual content
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Germany:95 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Continuity: When the car is stuck on the down-hill dirt road, the angle of the front wheels changes between shots.See more »
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Gymnopédies - La 1 Ere. Lent et DouloureuxSee more »

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12 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Kim Ki Duk just keeps moving forward, 8 November 2004
Author: krikit from Europe

I have to say this might be Kim Ki-Duks finest work so far. Ever since his debut he has produced some of the most interesting movies in asia cinema, especially. The Isle, Bad Guy, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring and now Samaria.

The movie moves in a very beautiful pace with great camera work and a beautiful soundtrack. The main actress does a very convincing performance, especially considering her age and that this is her debut. The plot itself is also very strong, with probably a mainly symbolic story. But a very beautiful story nevertheless. And the ending is just "perfect".

Kim Ki-duk has really improved his visual style since his debut, and I can't wait to see what he has in store for us in the future.

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