An indebted young woman gets a proposal from a handsome man. Apply for work on a luxury yacht with his boss, the difficult, old and infirm chairman of a large company, where they can then manipulate him to get their hands on his wealth.
Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a ... See full summary »
Jun-young (Kam Woo-seong) is a man in his early thirties who has seen his friends and younger brother get married but has yet to open himself to a serious relationship. Rather he is happy ... See full summary »
Paju, is the name of a place everyone has heard of but don't really know. There, we see a man sharing the lot of the neglected, and the women surrounding him. Bearing the paradox of liaison in the name of love, this place creates the traces of an unknown age.Written by
Pusan International Film Festival
Draws the viewers in with it's emotion and realistic picture of modern femininity makes it worth watching.
I sort of liked "Paju" sure the story builds and builds and leads to nowhere, but that isn't to say the film has a nice pitch and is actually riveting. This isn't some movie that revolves around some love triangle like the trailer makes you believe, it has more to do with a jealous school girl that rebels to deal with her circumstances and unravels the truth about her sister's fate. Everyone put on a fine performance, even Lee Seon-gyoon who I dislike but he fit right into his role. The slow pace and complex character can be a turn off for some viewers, especially western viewers but a lot of elements of this film was captivating for me, I guess mainly cause of Sim I-yeong's character portraying the sleazy husband's wife. The emotion and the way it draws the viewers in with it's realistic picture of modern femininity makes it worth watching.
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