Jan 09

Zoom Hunting (2010) aka Lie yan

Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a shopping center not far from her home, she finds the woman already married, leading a child and is with a different man. Ruyi shares her secret with Ruxing who is suffering from writer’s block. The two sisters begin to observe the couple; gradually Ruxing even writes some of her observations into her novel, without letting Ruyi knows it. Late one night, Ruyi views two people are arguing, but as she picks up her camera to photograph she can only see two vague, dark outlines wrestling one another; Ruyi calls the police but upon arriving, nothing seems out of order. Ruyi is convinced she has mistaken nothing; she enlarges the photo and discovers a third outline looks pretty much like her older sister…

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Dec 25

Door to the Night (2013) aka 야관문 : 욕망의 꽃 (yag-wan-mun : yog-mang-eui kkoch)

A woman fatally beautiful, burns with hidden passion! Jong-sup (Shin Seong-il) who has been raising his only son by himself after his wife died, also loses his son to an unfortunate accident. Then he finds out he’s got cancer and only has 6 months to live. Jong-sup doesn’t want to lose his dignity until the moment he dies so he hires a caregiver who is Yeon-hwa (Bae Seul-ki). Seeing her carry out all of his picky demands, Jong-sup feels attracted to her and it grows big enough to wake up the desire inside him. However, despite Jong-sup, Yeon-hwa weakens him further by being more and more charming with every moment. Just when Jong-sup decides he can’t take it any more, he faces an unbelievable truth.

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Dec 19

Behead the King (2017) aka 왕을 참하라 (wang-eul cham-ha-la)

“Seongjong’s 10 years, wise during the day and tyrant at night”. Seongjong who history remembers, earns a reputation for appreciating the motto ‘making the people feel comfortable and putting political affairs right’. He is known as the king who led his country in the most peaceful and steady way during the Joseon times. However, was Seongjong really a wise king? Seongjong was enthroned by Queen Jeong-hee, Queen In-soo, Han Myeong-hoi and his supporters. The 13-year-old king made 73 of his supporters his retainers! Numerous noblemen were happy that he became king. However, some of his people had to cry blood because he became the king. “Is this country run by phantoms like you My Lord?” Seongjong, the puppet who dreamt of a reign of peace, wishes to behead the king who dominates the people!

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Dec 14

The Daughter-in-law (2018) aka 사돈처녀 (sa-don-cheo-nyeo)

Jang-hyeon is in the leasing business and he lives with his son Byeong-cheol. One day he gets a call from his daughter-in-law in the States that she’s coming to Korea for a while and will be staying at Jang-hyeon’s house. Jang-hyeon goes to pick her up from the airport and Byeong-cheol calls his girlfriend for some mature fun, but the daughter-in-law walks in.

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Dec 13

My Ex is My Stepmom (2018) aka 동갑내기 엄마 (dong-gap-nae-gi eom-ma)

Joon-soo was dumped suddenly by his girlfriend Sung-eun and is surprised by his father’s news of re-marriage. What’s even more surprising is that his step-mother to be in his ex-girlfriend Sung-eun. This is nacceptable and Joon-soo is in pain until a mysterious woman named Minki appears in front of him. She knows about him and his real mother. She tells him good things will happen to him and leaves after giving him a frame with a picture of a cat. A sexy woman appears the next day and comforts him, making his step-mother jealous. Will Joon-soo get over his ex-girlfriend? Or will they get back together.

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Dec 11

Unlucky Girl (2013)

The thirty-first entry in the “Youth H” series, which produces works in a variety of genres from up-and-coming filmmakers that focus on coming-of-age and sexual themes. It represents the feature-length directorial debut of Harada Yuji, a rising talent who has won praise at film festivals at home and abroad. Sachi (Aita Yoshimi) panics after she suffers a string of misfortunes, such as being cheated on by her boyfriend and nearly getting raped by the owner of the establishment where she works part-time, which drives her to seek refuge in a remote mountain area. There she meets Fujiko (Tokui Yui), a middle-aged stripper who takes to the stage in less than prime physical condition.

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Dec 06

Dancing With Ghosts (2018) aka 귀신과 함께 춤을 (gui-sin-gwa ham-gge chum-eul)

Yoo-jin appears the dreams of Dong-jae who is a host for lonely women at night. She appears in real life, asking him for help. What she needs is to sleep with him once. Yoo-jin was a vigin ghost and she needed Dong-jae to help her to go back to the after world. However, he doesn’t want to sleep with her because she used to be his crush and he’d been waiting to see her in his dreams and in real life. He is afraid sleeping with her will make him lose her. Will he sleep with her or continue to live with her like this?

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