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Mother

Madeo

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Directed by Bong Joon-ho
South Korea, 2009
Crime, Thriller, Drama

Synopsis

A widow lives quietly with her mentally challenged son in a small South Korean town. They’re plunged into a nightmare when a girl is brutally murdered, and the son is the prime suspect. Betrayed by the legal system, the mother takes the law into her own hands to clear her son’s name.

Synopsis

A widow lives quietly with her mentally challenged son in a small South Korean town. They’re plunged into a nightmare when a girl is brutally murdered, and the son is the prime suspect. Betrayed by the legal system, the mother takes the law into her own hands to clear her son’s name.

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MotherDirected byBong Joon-ho

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2009 | Un Certain Regard
Independent Spirit Awards
2010 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film
Village Voice Film Poll
2010 | 3rd place: Best Actress
2010 | Nominee: Best Film

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