Kwon returns to Seoul from the mountains and is given a packet of letters from Mori back from Japan to propose to her. Kwon drops and scatters the undated letters. She reads them and has to make sense of the chronology - and so must we?
The married Bongwan leaves home in the dark morning and sets off to work. The memories of the woman who left weigh down on him. That day Bongwan's wife finds a love note, bursts into the office, and mistakes Areum for the woman who left.
"Night and Day" is centered around the mixed emotions found in traveling. Characters in the film are Sung-nam Kim, an artist selected by the Korean government that escaped from Seoul and ... See full summary »
So it does refer to Bonuel's masterpiece, but it doesn't really say anything worth while
This film, does raise an interesting question, about identity, relationships and trust. It does refer to Luis Bonuel's Movie That Descret Object of Desire. But at the bottom line it doesn't say anything new. Anything worth seeing the movie for. In fact after raising the question, Sang-Soo Hong, the film's director seems to have run out of steam and the ending is simply patched up and forced. As if he couldn't really solve the riddle he laid in his movie, so he settled for the first lame idea he could come up with.
It's well acted and professionally directed, but the ending is leaving the whole experience with a bad after taste of a half baked cake.
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