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2,656 Ratings



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


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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Mother Directed by Bong Joon-ho

Awards & Festivals

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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