Sung-geun is an untalented actor who makes a living playing minor roles.he happens to land on the role as Kim il-sung,the former leader of North Korea,for the rehearsal of the South-North korea summit.
After failing to kill himself by jumping off a bridge, the man is washed up on a deserted island in the middle of the river, but within view of the city's high-rises. He attempts to escape, but soon accepts his fate and the challenges in living on the island. A reclusive young woman, who takes close-up shots of the moon and has not left her apartment in years, spies him on the island and comes to think of him as her own alien.Written by
The time stopping of the city at a certain day of the year does not refer to the Warsaw uprising. Twice a year in Korea they practice evacuation drill for all citizens in preparation for an attack from North Korea. See more »
As the minutes tick by the similarity to the Tom Hanks movie evaporate, leaving nothing.
If you insist on finding western movies of a similar title to compare it to, you'd find more parallels in Moon (2009).
It is quite unique: very satisfying. As weirdly nourishing as the dish featured in the story.
Just watch it. There isn't much to say without undermining the impact.
Unfortunately the guidelines on IMDb require me to say some more so I'll add that in a few key places I wish the sub-titling was more comprehensive. The acting, in particular the girl, was excellent. Leaves one with a certain "mood" that does not dissipate quickly after the movie finishes.
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