• Bad Guy

    2001. South Korea. Kim Ki-Duk. 100 min.

Friday, May 2, 2008, 8:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Bad Guy

    2001. South Korea. Written and directed by Kim Ki-Duk. With Jae-hyeon Jo, Won Seo, Yun-tae Kim, Duek-mun Choi, Yoon-young Choi. Bad Guy was enormously successful in South Korea, with the majority of its audience being young women. The film's opening scene has already become a classic of sorts: In a busy park a young woman is speaking with her boyfriend when a man suddenly appears and forcibly kisses her. He keeps his mouth locked to hers until a group of soldiers separate them, and she spits in his face. The attacker's throat is scarred and he does not speak, yet he has made a claim; surprisingly, she accedes. In Kim's world, extremes collide, but rather than shattering apart, a kind of absorption occurs. In Korean; English subtitles. 100 min.

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