Jul 21

The Concubine (2012) aka Hugoong: Jewangui Chub (후궁: 제왕의 첩)

The-Concubine-2012-Movie-Poster-2Movie depicts a tragic love triangle story between Hwa-Yeon (Jo Yeo-Jeong), her true love Kwon-Yoo (Kim Min-Jun ) and the man who will be King (Kim Dong-Wook). Prince Sungwon (Kim Dong-Wook) sees Hwa-Yeon (Jo Yeo-Jeong), the daughter of a wealthy nobleman, for the first time and falls in love, but Hwa-Yeon loves Kwon-Yoo (Kim Min-Jun). Kwon-Yoo saved her father’s life and now lives with her family.

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Jul 20

Our Ex Girlfriend (2013) AKA 우리들의 헤어진 여자친구

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After Jae-Hyun is discharged from the military, he begins to sell roasted sweet potatoes to pay for his university tuition fees. Hye-Ri works at a room salon. She often buys roasted sweet potatoes from Jae-Hyun. One day, drunken Hye-Ri goes to Jae-Hyun and asks him to be her friend. Jae-Hyun says yes. Continue reading

Jul 09

Fairy in a Cage (1977) aka Ori no naka no yôsei

evAyrJqnge0e0wn1zxGjvTHuwTkDuring World War II, the tyrannical Judge Murayama uses his military power to imprison and torture innocent people. Suspected of helping an anti-government movement, the lovely Namiji Kikushima is captured, along with a local kabuki actor. Helpless and unable to escape, the two are subjected to a grueling series of tortures including rope bondage and physical assault. As the Judge and his evil assistant Kayo revel in their perverse fetishes, a new military recruit they have hired named Taoka may be the key to the prisoners’ freedom. He loves Namiji and will do whatever he can to help her, even if it means betrayal to organize an escape.
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