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The House of Suh (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 5 May 2010 (USA)
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A chilling exploration of the tragic history of the Suh family and the murder that shocked America - when the picture perfect son, Andrew, shot and killed his sister's fiancé at her bidding.

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Iris K. Shim (as Iris Shim)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bob J. Berlin Bob J. Berlin ... Himself
Myung Han Myung Han ... Himself
Carol Hogan Carol Hogan ... Herself
Kevin Koron Kevin Koron ... Himself
Geung Goo Lee Geung Goo Lee ... Herself
Seung Ja Lee Seung Ja Lee ... Herself
Sam Park Sam Park ... Himself
Kristine Strom Kristine Strom ... Herself
Andrew Suh Andrew Suh ... Himself
Byung Won Suh Byung Won Suh ... Himself
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A chilling exploration of the tragic history of the Suh family and the murder that shocked America - when the picture perfect son, Andrew, shot and killed his sister's fiancé at her bidding.

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murder | immigrant | korean | asian | See All (4) »

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A good son is committed for life.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Grayscale Films See more »
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Stereo (Western Electric Sound System)

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Color
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The made-for-TV film, Bad to the Bone (1997) is based in this (in spite of the story being changed to not being about, nor featuring any Asians). See more »

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Errol Morris should get a piece of the action!
14 July 2012 | by rfaust1-406-139617See all my reviews

I enjoyed "House of Suh." As a former denizen of the neighborhood where the murder took place, I was immediately attracted to the story. My prior life was as a criminal defense attorney, and the Suh case reminds of how real life is much more interesting and complex than fiction. It is too bad that the commercial movie that was made of this case did not feature Asian actors as Asians remain the invisible group in our culture. "The House of Suh" illustrates that stories involving Asian stand on their own and do not need to be Anglicized. That being said, I recommend it to documentary fans, especially those who enjoy the style of Errol Morris. I hesitate to use the term plagiarize, but. . .Ms. Shim has almost completely hijacked Morris' style. No matter, it's a good doc, so check it out.


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