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Peppermint Candy

Bakha satang

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

Synopsis

“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

Festival de Cannes

2000 | Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

BFI London Film Festival

2000 | World Cinema

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2000 | Crystal Globe

2000 | 4 wins including: Don Quijote Award

2000 | Honorable Mention: Netpac Award (Competition)

2000 | Special Mention: Netpac Award

Vancouver International Film Festival

2000 | Dragons & Tigers

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