The Kim, Ki-Duk Retrospective
Screened in Korean with English subtitles.
Bad Guy (2002)
Drama, 100 minutes
In a red-light district, a thug goes about his daily life without any gauge for happiness. One day he discovers a young girl who he deems to be his ideal – happy, pure, and untouched. When his curiosity and desire are rebuffed by her, he forcibly sells her into prostitution. Hiding behind a mirror where she works, he desperately tries to connect with her. Gradually, she begins to open up to his cruel yet beautiful love.
Rated South Korea 18+ for graphic content. May not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.
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