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A middle-aged man who has recently lost his wife to cancer indulges in fantasies about a young woman at his work.

Director:

Kwon-taek Im

Writers:

Kim Hoon (short story), Yun-hee Song
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Credited cast:
Sung-Ki Ahn ... Mr.Oh (as Sung-kee Ahn)
Gyu-ri Kim ... Choo Eun-joo
Ho-jung Kim Ho-jung Kim ... Oh's wife
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A middle-aged man who has recently lost his wife to cancer indulges in fantasies about a young woman at his work.

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

9 April 2015 (South Korea) See more »

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Myung Films See more »
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I think more people should see this film
15 September 2015 | by nikkdSee all my reviews

Like one of the other reviews stated, it is not about how big the budget is but rather how a film makes you feel. I personally felt for the lead character. A female friend I watched the film with felt differently which is strange to me. The main character is so down and out, depressed and feeling all alone in the world. Yet he still wakes up every day and goes on with his life. Things happen in his day to day life to challenge and question who he is. I wont give up any more so as not to spoil it, but his actions are what the movie focuses on.

I really think that more people should see it, and even though it was in subtitles I really dint feel like I was missing anything nor did I strain myself to watch it. I really enjoyed it and for me it was the perfect way to close of TIFF 2014 on Sunday night at 9:00 at he Isabel Bader Theatre.


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