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Da-reun na-ra-e-seo (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama | 31 May 2012 (South Korea)
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A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.

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Sang-soo Hong

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Sang-soo Hong (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Isabelle Huppert ... Anne
Joon-Sang Yoo ... Lifeguard
Yu-mi Jung ... Wonju
Yuh Jung Youn ... Park Sook (as Yeo-jeong Yoon)
Seong-kun Mun ... Munsoo
Hae-hyo Kwon Hae-hyo Kwon ... Jongsoo
So-Ri Moon ... Kumhee
Youngoak Kim Youngoak Kim ... Monk (as Kim Youngoak)
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A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.

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Drama

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Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | English | French

Release Date:

31 May 2012 (South Korea) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,207, 11 November 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$22,139, 3 February 2013
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Jeonwonsa Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Referenced in Os Filmes Estão Vivos (2013) See more »

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You surprised me!
2 October 2012 | by eraserdeadSee all my reviews

After being impressed with all of the works I've seen from Korean director Sang-Soo Hong I am sad to say that this disappointed me. As much as I appreciate his minimalistic approach to filmmaking I think that, after seeing the same techniques used in four consecutive films, his style is waning on me. Despite that, I did enjoy the plot and it's always interesting to see how Hong approaches filmmaker characters – in this case a female. An impressive performance from Isabelle Huppert too who seems to be doing just about anything she's given.

Hong displays the same themes as he always does: relationships, infidelity and alcoholism – and there are no qualms from me in terms of his improvisational skills when it comes to screenplays. In typical style for the filmmaker he repeats scenes, dialogue, characters and locations but this time there is a plot point that elevates the repetition – in actuality this is a film about a film and we see the scenes acted out as the female filmmaker character puts her self into her work.

Overall it is a good film but, as I mentioned before, I was disappointed simply because his techniques are beginning to become a little tiresome.


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