20-year old Deokee's quiet small-town life gets exciting when a former university professor, Hak-kyu, moves in, running from a sexual harassment allegation. Mutual attraction leads the pair into a lusty affair but when the fall semester begins, Hak-kyu returns to his family in the city. Deokee refuses to let the relationship die, and a confrontation between them turns tragic when Hak-kyu's wife commits suicide. 8 years later, Hak-kyu, now blind and estranged from his daughter Chungee, befriends a new neighbor: Se-jung. He gladly accepts her help and Chungee becomes attached to her, neither realizing she is in fact Deokee and that she is on a quest to destroy them. Her plan sets off a vengeance-fueled chain of events that ultimately sets the three bitter, angry and desperate schemers on a twisting collision course with each other.Written by
A Korean thriller has a good unpredictable story. And unusually for this kind of Fatal Attraction type thriller there is a feel good ending. Jung Woo Sung plays a flawed professor of literature who is a womanizer. He embarks on an affair with a student in a small town. But things take a tragic twist that's quite unexpected. The next part has an interesting revenge plot. Finally a twist that makes everything feel good kind of. You get a lot of bang for your buck here - maybe a bit too much. The love scenes are too protracted.
Worth a watch even in this well trodden genre.
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