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Direction Kim Ki-Duk
Year 2013
Nation South Korea
Duration 90'


Consumed with hatred against her husband for his long time infidelity, the wife wants to take revenge against him but ends up inflicting a fatal wound to the son, and then disappears overwhelmed with guilt. For the son, who has become miserable because of him, the father tries, only to realize that it is not recoverable, so he cuts off his manhood which is the source of all this misery and dedicates himself entirely to his son. As a result, the wound somewhat heals, but when the wife returns home one day the family is driven towards a more horrific destruction.

Director biography

Kim Ki-duk studied art in Paris and then returned to Korea and began his career as a screenwriter and made his directorial debut with a low-budget movie called "Crocodile" in 1996. From the time he released his first film, he stirred up a sensational response from critics. After every film of his was released, Kim Ki-duk was evaluated and hailed by both critics and the audience for his hard-to-express characters, shocking visuals, and unprecedented messages. With his last feature Pieta he won the Golden Lion at Venice IFF 2012.

Screenplay Kim Ki-duk
Producer Kim Ki-duk
Cast Cho Jae-Hyun, Lee Eun-Woo, Seo Young-ju
Photography Kim Ki-duk
Editor Kim Ki-duk
Producer Company Finecut
Distribution Movie Inspired

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