After being released from prison for killing someone while driving drunk, Jong-du is reunited with his family. They make it clear, however, that they are living their lives fine without him. Nonetheless, his older brother gives him a job and a place to sleep at his car repair shop, and little by little Jong-du tries to regain his life back. –Inbaseline
Lee was born in Daegu, the hub of Korea’s main conservative party. He graduated in 1981 with a degree in Korean Literature from Kyungpook National University in Daegu, where he spent much of his time in the theater, writing and directing plays. After a spell teaching Korean Language in high school, he established himself as a renowned novelist with his first novel Chonri in 1983. Later in his career, to the surprise of many, he turned to movie making.
Lee did not study filmmaking before starting out. He penned two screenplays, Park Kwang-su’s To the Starry Island in 1993 and A Single Spark in 1995. After being encouraged by his contemporaries to finally step behind the directors chair, Lee made Green Fish, a “critique of Korean society told through the eyes of a young man who becomes enmeshed in the criminal underworld”, in 1997.
In 2000, Lee made Peppermint Candy, a story following a single man in reverse chonology through 20 years… read more
The third act fucks it up. All the trouble could be avoided if he or she had tried to explain what happened. Due to the absence of it, which wasn't too well explained (why he - who is capable of talking without problems - didn't tell his version of the facts?) I consider this a manipulative movie that goes against the natural flow of normality just to be depressing.
Başlangıç olarak tecavüz rahatsız edici dursa da devamında ki toplumun tecavüzü ve So Ri Moon'un oyunculuğu filmi çok yukarılara taşıyor.Filmin rahatsız edici yönü yok diyemem ama yalnız başlangıçta ki tecavüzden rahatsız olmak yetmiyor görmezden gelmeye çalışanlardan da rahatsız olmak gerekiyor.