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Kim Bok-nam salinsageonui jeonmal (2010)

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

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Credited cast:
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Kim Bok-nam
Seong-won Ji ...
Hae-won
Min-ho Hwang ...
Dodger
Min Je
Ji-eun Lee ...
Kim Yeon-hee
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Man-jong
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jang-hun Ahn ...
Mr. Jang
Su-yeon Ahn ...
Restaurant Waitress
Seong-woo Bae ...
Cheol-jong
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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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Slow-burn hell hath wrath masterpiece
20 August 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Some movies ask of your time like others seldom dare to try. These are the most rewarding, in my opinion, because, having allowed ourselves to be so absorbed and entrenched in their sagas, our empathic connection with their characters can almost make us feel like we are intertwined and we can come away feeling enriched for having shared our time with them. I felt this when I watched "The Pianist" and "The Deer Hunter". And I felt this when I watched "Bedeviled"

The English definitions of the word bedeviled are many, but prone to obvious seething similarity; (to worry, annoy, or frustrate, to torment mercilessly, plague, to possess with or as if with a devil, bewitch) every one of these are but glimpses into what awaits the viewer in "Bedeviled." What I found most disturbing of all for myself, was that I was cheering for the character possessed of them. You'll understand... or you might not. But some people deserve whats coming to them, in this world, or the hell they have dutifully manufactured in the next, no matter how they cloak themselves to appear like they don't stink of the blood they have washed themselves in.

The character Bok-Nam is a terrifying study of a fracturing psyche. And for her tormentors on the island, hell hath no fury like the storm that is raging towards them.

The Korean title of this movie is: Kim Bok-nam Salinsageonui Jeonmal; which translates to: The Whole Story of Kim Bok-nam's Murder Case. Soe Yeong Hie (Bok-nam) won best actress at the Korean movie awards and the movie itself won best screenplay.

-{ A great percentage of the best horror movies are foreign. Don't be afraid of them! }-


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