May 03

Never Forever (2007) aka 두번째 사랑

Sophie Lee has been trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant. Her husband’s family, devout Korean Catholics, prays for the couple. His failure to have a child is deeply shameful to him, so when he attempts suicide, Sophie tries something extreme: she follows an undocumented immigrant – a Korean who resembles her husband – from a fertility clinic to his apartment in New York City where she proposes to hire him to sire her child. She offers $300 per session and $30,000 if she gets pregnant. After several sessions, neither is able to keep emotion out of the arrangement. Where can this relationship go, and what about her husband? Will her actions save him and their marriage?

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Apr 24

My Friend’s Husband (2017) aka 내 친구의 남편 (nae chun-gu-eui nam-pyeon)

Aren’t you sick of one man all your life? Let’s switch husbands! Ji-eun was having a hard time because of her different taste in sex with her husband. She talks to So-hyeon next door about this and she suggests and new kind of ‘sex therapy’; to switch husbands for a week.

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Apr 13

The Story of Chun-Hyang (2000) aka Chunhyangdyun

Mongryong marries the beautiful Chunhyang without telling his father, the Governor of Namwon. When his father is transferred to Seoul, Mongryong has to leave Chunhyang and finish his exams. Chunhyang, being the daughter of a courtesan, is also legally a courtesan. She is beaten and imprisoned when she refuses to obey the new Governor Byun, as she wishes to be faithful to her husband. After three years, Mongryong passes his exam and becomes an emissary to the King. He returns to Namwon, disguised as a beggar, just before Chunhyang is to be flogged to death at the governor’s birthday celebration.

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Apr 08

My Wife’s Excuse (2017) aka 아내의 사정 (a-nae-eui sa-jeong)

The undeniable seduction of first love. Ahn Dami is home alone in a house where her husband doesn’t come back. He doesn’t come back until morning and she’s alone again. She goes to the fitness club to work out. However, her target is not just working out. After she lost the first love she gave everything up to, she decides to live the rest of her life as a hot woman. Then the first love she thought had disappears and appears again in front of her…

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Mar 25

Aeran (1989) aka 애란

Her sister, Momoae, is coming here on a vacation. Yoshimura makes a trip to the capital and Hideko meets Chul Min on a walking path. Momoae seduces Chul Min. Chul Min buries Momoae under a tree. Hideko knows of Momoae’s tendencies so she understands Chul Min. Returning from the capital, Yoshimura sees Chul Min and Hideko walking intimately on the beach with the setting sun. Yoshimura takes a gun and shoots Chul Min in the shoulder and leg. As Yoshimura takes out his sword, Hideko shakes her head.

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Mar 19

…Eager for You (1986) Uncut aka …Sabik kasalanan ba?

Ubiquitous Filipino sexfilm actor Estregan sets in motion a sleazy chain of events when he successfully seduces his stepdaughter (Mauricio). While her mother, his wife (Ramirez), is none the wiser the younger daughter (Sumilang) spies on their heated couplings with guilty excitement. Inevitably his attentions turn to this curious virgin. Although at first she resists his affection, it’s only a matter of time before she relents, in surprising hardcore fashion.

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Feb 22

Searching for the Elephant (2009) aka Pen-teu-ha-woo-seu ko-kki-ri

The film depicts the hollow lives of affluent thirty-something young urban professionals in Seoul. The protagonists are three childhood friends, each struggling with a compulsion: schizophrenia, sex addiction, and infidelity. The revelation of their secrets exacerbates their sense of deprivation, and the three friends are inevitably led to a shocking finale when they learn that growing pains are not just distant memories of their youth.

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