Jun 02

Four Seasons: Natsuko (1980) AKA Shiki Natsuko

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Natsuko is a woman of 20 who feels entrapped in her long-running relationship with another man—she wants out of a “nowhere” life and into something better. To that end, she hooks up with a photographer and poses for him in the nude—if only to break away from her restricted existence for awhile. Continue reading

May 31

Curse (1988) AKA Chu nu jiang

01Ma is married to a bad-tempered old basttard in a wheelchair, but also loves a young man. When he is killed by her equally awful cousin, Ma has a spell cast to keep her at the same age until her lover reincarnates. Forty years on, Ma (now Maria) has not aged, and she finds him. But he (now named Robert) is happily married to Amy. When Robert travels to Manila, Maria follows him, and finds a sorcerer to cast a love spell. Amy finds out, and tries to take her husband back.

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May 20

Boarding House (2015) AKA 하숙집 (ha-sook-jib)

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Eun-gi’s eventful life in a boarding house has begun with the three ladies: a sexy owner of a boarding house, her daughter who is even sexier, and his innocent first love. Eun-gi, a freshman, has found his new place in a boarding house operated by mother and daughter when he came to Seoul to study. Continue reading