Jun 13

An Affair (1998) aka Jung sa

A woman in her late thirties, married to an architect in Seoul, with one brattish son and a life in dire need of a service, is asked by her sister, who lives in America, to help her fiancé find an apartment. He is 11 years younger, tall, serious and attractive. She begins to look forward to their journeys. He does more. He recognizes something that she has long forgotten – her beauty and sensuality. Their affair follows a recognizable route from sexual excitement to anguish and guilt.

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May 26

Innocent Thing (2014) aka 가시 (ga-si)

3044151873226575683Joon-Ki (Jang Hyuk) is a popular P.E. teacher at a girl’s high school. He is married to Seo-Yeon (Sun Woo-Sun) who is expecting their first child imminently. During swimming class, a student named Young-Eun (Jo Bo-Ah) climbs up to the highest diving platform and jumps into the swimming pool. Joon-Ki jumps into the water and saves her. Days later, Joon-Ki is leaving school on a rainy late afternoon and runs into Young-Eun who is completely drenched. Joon-Ki takes Young-Eun back into school to change clothes. They spend time together in a classroom, with Young-Eun behaving in an flirtatious manner. Soon, Joon-Ki’s marriage to Seo-Yeon is threatened.

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May 19

Spider Forest (2004) aka Geomi sup

TV Producer Kang Min (Kam Woo-Sung) enters Spider Forest for a documentary. He enters a cabin and discovers two brutally murdered bodies. One is his girlfriend Hwang Soo-Young (Kang Kyeong-Heon) and the other is his colleague Choi Jong-Pil (Cho Sung-Ha). Kang Min also senses someone watching him and runs after that person into to the forest. He’s soon knocked unconscious. When he awakens again he continues his chase into a tunnel. Kang Min is then struck by a speeding car.Two weeks later, Kang Min awakes from a coma. Kang Min must piece back together his memory. What really happened in the forest?

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May 08

Chongqing (2008) aka Chungking

In China, Xuie lives an impoverished life with her father who is far from helpful. She is living in Chongqing, the city of 40 million people. She works as a teacher, teaching Mandarin to foreigners. Even though she is from Chongqing, she doesn’t speak in Chongqing dialect, rather talking in Mandarin which is the standard language of mainland China. One day, her father gets arrested because of prostitution and she is called to the police. One policeman comes closer to her and her mind is taken by him. In the crowded and busy streets of industrial developing city, Chongqing, Xuie dreams to escape from her painful and hopeless life.

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Apr 05

The Girl Next Door (2017) aka 옆집소녀 (yeop-jib-son-yeo)

Sae-hee couldn’t go to sleep from the first day in her new house because of the moaning coming from next door. Sae-hee has never had sex before, but she’s writing sex novels. Playboy Seong-hyeon was getting tired of his sex partner Jia when he finds out that Sae-hee is a sex novelist. He begins to help her with her work but really he’s using that as bait to get into her pants and he does. Will Sae-hee be able to complete the novel?

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Mar 15

Disappearance: Missing Wife (2016) aka 실종: 사라진아내 (sil-jong: sa-ra-jin-a-nae)

A mysterious man, whose name is known as Yeon-woo, comes to the police station to report his wife has gone missing. Yeong-sook, the female detective, investigates the missing case along with Tae-sik. Meanwhile, Yeon-woo’s missing wife is kept in a dark room in a basement. The wicked looking kidnapper’s name is Man-sik. The horrible feeling that she might be murdered climaxes. Will Yoo-mi be murdered in the end?

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