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Bedevilled (2010)
"Kim Bok-nam salinsageonui jeonmal" (original title)

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A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out.

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Kim Bok-nam
Seong-won Ji ...
Hae-won
Min-ho Hwang ...
Dodger
Min Je
Ji-Eun Lee ...
Kim Yeon-hee
Jeong-hak Park ...
Man-jong
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Jang-hun Ahn ...
Mr. Jang
Su-yeon Ahn ...
Restaurant Waitress
Seong-woo Bae ...
Cheol-jong
Su-ryun Baek ...
Dong-ho's granny
Shi-hyeon Chae ...
Mi-ran
Yeong-min Chun ...
Young Hae-won
Dong-hak Han ...
Superintendent
Hae-ji Hang ...
Old Villager's Daughter
Jae-seong Hong ...
Police Officer Jang
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Hae-won is a beautiful single woman in her thirties who works at a bank in the Seoul city. She leads a busy life until she becomes a witness to an attempted murder case, and at the same time, things get complicated at work. When things get out of hand she is forced to take a vacation so she heads for 'Moodo', a small undeveloped island, where she had once visited to see her grandparents. And where she had befriended a girl named Bok-nam who stills writes to Hae-won asking her to visit despite the fact that Hae-won never bothered to reply. Upon arriving at the island, Hae-won is shocked to see everyone treating Bok-nam like a slave. As practically the only young woman on the island, she is a plaything for all the men and a free laborer for the women. Sick of all the inhumane treatment, Bok-nam had tried to escape the island several times in the past but had failed each time. She begs Hae-won to help her escape the place, but Hae-won remains indifferent not wanting to be involved in ... Written by Fine Cut

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Nothing is more deadly than a woman seeking revenge.


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Redemption…
2 March 2011 | by (Porto, Portugal) – See all my reviews

This movie crosses the borders of Drama and Horror with an intense story of a young woman who is mistreated and almost slaved by her husband and the rest of the (few) people who live in a small island near the mainland, in South Korea. However the movie doesn't really start with this character but with another girl who lived in that island when she was a child but now lives in Seoul and is a "modern woman" in opposition to the people of the isle who live like farmers. The plot begins when this second girl after some problems in Seoul decides to take a rest and visit the isle. Is in that moment we met the girl who is mistreated and the paths of these two women cross again like in the past…

It's a crossed story about friendship, about courage, vengeance and redemption. The movie is intense mostly on the psychological side and shows us that when one person is mistreated to the edge can one day search for revenge! I appreciated the end and its message of redemption.


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