Repressed

Reprimidos (2004)

2005

Mario and his girlfriend Soledad have rented a house for two weeks for a quiet holiday on a virtually deserted beach. To their horror, Félix, Soledad’s ex-boyfriend arrives the same day with his newest flame Judith. Felix and Soledad have had a strong relationship in the past. That immediately arouses suspicion and jealousy with Mario. He finds Félix and his girlfriend just an ordinary couple. On the other hand, Félix thinks Mario is a stiff […]

Glorious Moment: A Woman’s Scroll (1972)

1972

Osono and Eisuke would like to get married but with her up to her neck in debt due to her late father’s illness and him trying to raise the funds to start a business, they can’t afford to do so. Osono agrees to work as a geisha and eventually is tricked into becoming a businessman’s mistress, all because she wants to help her lover. The businessman, in turn, is actually only interested in training her […]

Dad’s Friend (2016)

2016

Seok-ho whose wife passed away 10 years ago, doesn’t have children and is living a simple life on the outskirts of Seoul running an agricultural agency. His gums start hurting one day but the dentist say there’s nothing wrong with him. However, the pain gets so bad it hurts his head sometimes. Seok-ho becomes sad, thinking that this is what ‘aging’ is. On his 55th birthday, his one and only friend Byeong-sik invites him to […]