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A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003)

Baramnan gajok (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 15 August 2003 (South Korea)
Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.

Director:

Sang-soo Im

Writer:

Sang-soo Im
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Cast

Credited cast:
So-Ri Moon ... Eun Ho-jung / Wife
Jung-min Hwang ... Joo Young-jak / husband
Yuh Jung Youn ... Hong Byung-han / Yeong-jak's mother (as Yeo-jeong Yoon)
In-mun Kim In-mun Kim ... Joo Chang-geun / Yeong-jak's father
Tae-gyu Bong Tae-gyu Bong ... Shin Ji-woon / teenage boy
Jeong-rim Baek Jeong-rim Baek ... Kim Yeon / Yeong-jak's mistress
Joon-yeong Jang Joon-yeong Jang ... Joo Soo-in
Ji-ru Sung Ji-ru Sung ... Postman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dong-hoon Choi Dong-hoon Choi ... Cop
Sang-soo Im ... Judge
Nam-yeol Jang Nam-yeol Jang ... Snack Cart Owner
Jin-gak Jeong Jin-gak Jeong ... Shin Gye-dong
Deok-jae Jo Deok-jae Jo ... Detective
Woo Jung Woo Jung ... Villager (as Jung Woo)
Byeong-chun Kim Byeong-chun Kim ... Jang Woon-joo
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Storyline

Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

15 August 2003 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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a memorable film
5 December 2003 | by miffymentalSee all my reviews

This South Korean film dealing with the traumas of a fading marriage is deftly written, acted and shot. It deals with universal issues related to certain life stages with courage and sincerity, the characters are superbly drawn, the plot subtly moves and leaves the viewer with deep feelings and thoughts only such well-crafted and memorable films can.


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