While living with her grandmother in Poland, a young woman falls in love. Her boyfriend is charming and suggests they travel around Europe and work here and there to pay for their trip. ... See full summary »
Three short films dedicated to the annual Pusan International Film Festival and the city itself. Featuring a star-studded ensemble cast from Korea, Japan and China. (Korean, Thai, Japanese with English subtitles)
Julia discovers her desire to plunge to the depths of her soul, Clara must come to terms with a brain tumor diagnosis, Maleen tries to liven up her relationship with the pianist Sascha, ... See full summary »
Beautiful student Su-Eun prevents her fellow student Su-Ho to drown in the ocean. Su-Ho however, does not know who saved him, until Su-Eun tells him after a while. The love between them ... See full summary »
Do you remember, as a child, when your parents teased you with the "Tickle Monster"? It turns out that he's more real (and even more malevolent) than you could have ever imagined! With ... See full summary »
As a kid, all Kim In Ha ever did was follow his uncle around and help him cheat in gambling. As a high school student, he hung out with his friends at the basement of a theater. As Kim In ... See full summary »
Jerry G. Angelo,
Chris Trouble Delfosse
"Good plot/storyline, but actors lack verisimilitude in their roles!"
The movie "Fetish" (the original Korean title release) or "Make Yourself At Home" (the U.S. title release) is a very compelling and intriguing movie with a plot that could have shown so much more promise and better potential as a suspenseful thriller. Sadly, many of the main actors simply fail to emotionally deliver believability in their assigned roles. In fact, based on the acting depth and believability of the main characters in this film, situations as agonizing and intense as infidelity, sudden death, accidental murder, and attempted suicide, (to list just a few), should be portrayed with much more verisimilitude, yet appear to not truly register and sink in from a actual human emotional level and thus the acting is subpar at best throughout the entire movie. I could give the movie more than 5 out of 10 stars for a well-written plot and storyline, however the acting ability was simply too mediocre to award more than 5 stars.
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