On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a baby. It is agreed that they will get married on her 17th birthday, and she is 16 now. They live a quiet and secluded life, renting the boat to day fishermen and practicing strange divination rites. Their life changes when a teenage student comes aboard...
After losing both her parents, Failan (Cecilia Cheung) emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Once she reaches Korea, she finds out that her relatives have moved to ... See full summary »
A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.
Seh-hee and Ji-woo have dated for two years; jealousy consumes her. She worries he will tire of her face. Then, she disappears. Telling no one, she goes to a plastic surgeon for a new face. Ji-woo has no idea where she is, although when he does respond to other women, someone unseen intervenes. Then, he meets See-hee, and although he tells her he misses Seh-hee, this new relationship blossoms into love. They talk at the same coffee house, visit the same sculpture park, and pose for the same photographs he did with Seh-hee. We know they are the same woman. Has this new face and renewed love made her happy? And what will Ji-woo do when he learns the truth? Is losing face losing self? Written by
About an hour in, a character wears a mask made from a photograph. It is passed to a couple others as well. Everyone pretends that they can see through the eye holes, but they have not been cut out. See more »
[Having been rudely awakened]
Did... did you just slap me? Why did you do that?
Because I love you.
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As usual, Kim Ki Duk surprises everyone with a brilliant and original movie. Especially the last minute!!!! We can say... a movie about TIME whose REAL TIME is the last minute!! The actors have been well chosen, especially the actresses (as usual in Kim). The ambiance really fits the story... wonderful the "park of statues"... Where is it? I'd like to visit!!! And then... the café "Room and Rumours"... very amusing and a "house of divertissement"! A little bit of violence, which shows that Kim is not only devoted to represent violence in its essence! This is his movie with less violence than the previous (think about Bad Guy, for instance... of Iron 3...) Great!!
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