Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Thomas Bo Larsen,
Jae-Young is an amateur prostitute who sleeps with men while her best friend Yeo-Jin "manages" her, fixing dates, taking care of the money and making sure the coast is clear. When Jae-Young... See full summary »
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
A brilliant and a very disturbing revenge drama from Kim Ki-Duk. Most surprising thing is that this movie has dialogue, lots of dialogue for a Kim Ki-Duk film. It follows the story of a brutal man who works for a Loan Shark and ruthlessly cripples people if they don't return the borrowed money on time. His activities destroy many poor families leaving them in the dark. The movie tests the values of human relationships in a very brutal manner. Especially the value of parental love and the sacrifices they do. The characters are multidimensional and very unpredictable. There are many disturbing scenes which will haunt you for a long time. At the end you'll have mixed feelings about the protagonist, you want to cheer for his destruction at the same time you'll feel bad for his suffrage. The climax was perfect and will haunt you for a while. One of the best movies of the year.
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