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Perfect Number (2012)

Yong-eui-ja X (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 18 October 2012 (South Korea)
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Brilliant math teacher formulates the perfect cover-up, after his neighbor murders her abusive ex-husband.

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Eun-jin Pang

Writers:

Gong-ju Lee (screenplay), Jung-hwa Lee (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Seung-bum Ryoo ... Suk-Go (as Seung-beom Ryu)
Yo-won Lee ... Hwa-Sun
Jin-Woong Cho ... Detective Min-Bum (as Jin-woong Jo)
Yoon-Seong Kim Yoon-Seong Kim ... Sang-joon
Min-ho Kwak Min-ho Kwak ... Cheol-min
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jung-pyo Park Jung-pyo Park ... Doctor
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Storyline

Seemingly an ordinary math teacher in high school, Suk-go is indeed a brilliant mathematician. Hwa-sun is his neighbor. They become inseparable when Suk-go decides to cover up Hwa-sun's accidental murder while she was mercilessly beaten by her ex-husband. Written by http://www.hancinema.net

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You want to find the truth by the way, making a problem no one can solve or solving that problem ?

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

18 October 2012 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Perfect Number See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Based on Japanese mystery writer Keigo Higashino's 2005 novel "Yogisha X no Kenshin" ("The Devotion of Suspect X"). See more »

Connections

Version of Suspect X (2008) See more »

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Love & Math
30 October 2016 | by zboston3See all my reviews

I've yet to see the original Japanese version of this story, but the Korean version is one more reason why I feel Korea makes some of the best movies around.

A story of logic and math, this story emphasizes the relationships over the usual mystery. It's about why did it more than how did it, and the ending like a character says is happy and bitter.

The acting in excellent and the music is also a great part in why it's so effective.

I'm not going to give a lot of detail about the plot or the characters. See the move on Youtube with English subtitles and enjoy.


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