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658 Ratings

Peppermint Candy

Bakha satang

Directed by Lee Chang-dong
South Korea, Japan, 1999
Drama, Romance


“I’m going back!” As we begin, a man in South Korea commits suicide by throwing himself in front of a train. The film moves backwards from there, step by step, showing in reverse how he became the man he was.

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Peppermint Candy Directed by Lee Chang-dong

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2000 | Directors' Fortnight

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2000 | 3 wins including: Don Quijote Award

2000 | Special Mention: Netpac Award

2000 | Honorable Mention

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