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After My Death (2017)

Joi manheun sonyeo (original title)
My close friend is dead, and people swam around me for answers.

Director:

Ui-Seok Kim

Writer:

Ui-Seok Kim
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yeo-bin Jeon Yeo-bin Jeon ... Yeong-hee
Young-hwa Seo ... Kyeong-min's mom
Won-Hee Go Won-Hee Go ... Han-sol
Taekyung Lee Taekyung Lee ... Yoo-ryi
Bom Lee Bom Lee ... Da-som
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Seon Gil Baek Seon Gil Baek ... Dean of students
Gyo-sik Choi Gyo-sik Choi ... Director of Academic Affairs
Min-woo Choi Min-woo Choi ... Former teacher
Da-Yoon Go Da-Yoon Go ... Lynch clique
Dong-won Heo Dong-won Heo ... Detective 1
So-hee Jeon So-hee Jeon ... Kyeong-min
In-gi Jung In-gi Jung ... Kyeong-min's dad
Tae-joon Kim Tae-joon Kim ... Detective 2
Ho-won Lee Ho-won Lee ... Detective 4
Seul-ah Lee Seul-ah Lee ... Lynch clique
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My close friend is dead, and people swam around me for answers.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

13 September 2018 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

After My Death See more »

Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$151,024
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Good movie, but with lots of wasted potential...
4 July 2019 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Given the sole fact that this is a South Korean movie was more than sufficient to make me want to sit down and watch it. And so I did, without knowing what the movie was about, or whom was in it.

From the title and the movie's cover/poster, I must admit that I had expected to be in for a horror movie. Which it turned out not to be. "After My Death" (aka "Joi manheun sonyeo") was a rather slow-paced drama.

While the storyline was pretty interesting and well-told, the movie was just dragging on and at 2 hours long it felt like you got nowhere really. And truth be told, then it felt like you were sitting through a 4 hour long movie. Yes, the pacing of the movie was that tedious and slow.

That being said, what carried the movie was its storyline and the really great acting performances of the cast, especially Yeo-bin Jeon, playing Yeong-hee.

There were some pretty nice and interesting elements to the storyline, which I felt that director and writer Ui-Seok Kim barely skimmed, which was a shame because there was so much untapped potential for a very intense and captivating movie here. Sure, it was enjoyable and watchable, but it just felt a bit too hasted and shallow at certain points throughout the prolonged 2 hours running time.

While "After My Death" is not a particularly outstanding or memorable movie addition to the South Korean cinema, it does have enough contents to make it watchable at least once.


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