The Kim, Ki-Duk Retrospective
Screened in Korean with English subtitles.
Drama, 90 minutes
A housewife (Lee Eun-Woo) becomes enraged with jealousy over her husband's (Cho Jae-Hyun) affair. Meanwhile, their son (Seo Young-Joo) sits in the periphery, observing their violent confrontations. One evening, the housewife takes a kitchen knife into their bedroom to exact revenge on the father. The father though is able to repel her attack and throws her out of the bedroom. The mother then goes into the son's room. A tale of perversity, castration, rape and incest, director KIM Ki-duk stages a family drama completely devoid of dialogue, intensifying the their twisted actions to a modern Greek tragedy.
Rated South Korea 18+ for graphic content. May not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.
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