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On the Beach at Night Alone (2017)

Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (original title)
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An actress wanders around a seaside town, pondering her relationship with a married man.

Director:

Sang-soo Hong

Writer:

Sang-soo Hong

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Cast

Credited cast:
Min-hee Kim ... Young-hee
Young-hwa Seo Young-hwa Seo ... Jee-young
Jae-yeong Jeong ... Myung-soo
Seong-kun Mun ... Sang-won
Hae-hyo Kwon Hae-hyo Kwon ... Chun-woo
Seon-mi Song ... Jun-hee
Jae-hong Ahn Jae-hong Ahn ... Seung-hee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sun-yeong Ahn Sun-yeong Ahn ... Seon-hee
Karl Feder Karl Feder ... Bookshop keeper
Seong-woo Gang Seong-woo Gang ... Kung Seong-woo
Min-Jeong Kang Min-Jeong Kang ... Ma-ri
Hong-Yeol Kong Hong-Yeol Kong ... Man in Black
Mark Peranson Mark Peranson ... Paul
Sin Seon Sin Seon ... Joo-hyo
Brigitte Skerra Brigitte Skerra ... Woman Opening Door
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Storyline

After an affair with a married man, actress Younghee decides to take some time out. She travels to the far-off, city of Hamburg. In a conversation with a friend she asks herself if her lover will follow her and whether he misses her as much as she misses him. During her long walks through wintry parks and along riverbanks, she attempts to make clear of this illicit relationship with the director. Written by AnonymousB

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Country:

South Korea | Germany

Language:

Korean | English | German

Release Date:

23 March 2017 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

En la playa de noche a solas See more »

Filming Locations:

Gangwon-do, South Korea See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,594, 19 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$37,489, 8 July 2018
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Jeonwonsa Film See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Art imitates life in this quietly devastating masterpiece from Hong Sangsoo. Kim Minhee (The Handmaiden, Claire's Camera)-in the role that won her the Silver Bear for best actress in Berlin-plays Younghee, an actress reeling in the aftermath of an affair with a married film director. Younghee visits Hamburg then returns to Korea, but as she meets with friends and has her fair share to drink, increasingly startling confessions emerge. - Cinemaguild See more »

Quotes

Sang-won: When you love, you must, in your reasoning about that love, start from what is highest, from what is more important than happiness or unhappiness, or that sin or virtue in their accepted meaning, otherwise you must not reason at all.
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Soundtracks

String Quintet in C Major
(D.956, posth. 163)
Composed by [Franz Schubert].
(1828)
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Surprising
21 December 2018 | by rosgemcharSee all my reviews

I liked this film, surprisingly. The actress. The character played by the actress. Because nothing much happens I was surprised at how it held my attention. Basically, it is about a young actress getting over her affair with her director. The music helps in underlining the poetic quality of this work.


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