Apr 25

Heartbreak Hotel (2014) AKA 태양을 쏴라 (tae-yang-eul sswa-la sang-se-jeong-bo)

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A man’s last journey to recover the memories from the most precious time in his life. He goes back to a time, jumping into the vivid memory of happier times with his lover from the past that he has so wished to keep. He wants to stay there with her but it isn’t possible. Continue reading

Mar 16

Gangnam Blues (2015) AKA Gangnam 1970 (강남 1970, gang-nam 1970)

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In the 1970s, during the height of political corruption, Gangnam, the southern part of Seoul is starting to be transformed into a developed area. Childhood friends Jong-dae and Yong-ki struggle to get by, until their shanty homes are demolished by local thugs. Continue reading

Nov 18

Parrot Cries with Its Body (1981) AKA 앵무새 몸으로 울었다

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The widower Choi is impotent. He adopts the infants Mun and Su-ryun and raises them. Mun graduates from college in Seoul but he can’t adjust to Seoul life so he returns to Choi’s home. Mun learns that Su-ryun is not his sister in blood and he falls in love with her. When Choi discovers Mun and Su-ryun meeting secretly, he forces Mun back to Seoul. Mun meets the dancer Suk on his way and returns home. Continue reading

Nov 16

Man on High Heels (2014) AKA Hai-hil

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Ji-wook is a cold-blooded detective who would brutally assault and stop at nothing to catch criminals. However, despite his perfectly masculine appearance, Ji-wook struggles with a secret desire to be a woman. At last, Ji-wook decides to get a sex change. However, a gang Ji-wook had brutally arrested by force plots revenge against him. While Ji-wook resigns and secretly dreams of transforming into a real woman, people close to him get caught up in a conspiracy and killed. When the one person he must protect, ‘Jang-mi’, also falls in danger, Ji-wook faces a crossroads in making his choice. Continue reading

Nov 03

Petty Romance (2010) AKA 쩨쩨한 로맨스

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Da-Rim (Choi Gang-Hee) does translation work for an adult magazine. Da-Rim wants to become a writer. Due to her creativity, Da-Rim is always making mistakes and gets fired by company. Talented cartoonist Jung-Bae (Lee Sun-Kyun) is constantly turned down by publishing companies because of his poor story lines. The two, who seemed perfectly matched, team up for the adult cartoon contest. Trouble is set to brew … Continue reading