Korean movies opening today 2016/10/06 in Korea

Korean movies opening today 2016/10/06 in Korea: "The Net" and "The Bacchus Lady"

"The Net" (2016)

Directed by Kim Ki-duk

With Ryoo Seung-bum, Lee Won-geun, Kim Young-min, Choi Gwi-hwa, Jo Jae-ryong, Ahn Ji-hye,...

A North Korean fisherman breaks his boat engine by accident and drifts down to South Korea. After enduring brutal investigations in the South, he eventually gets sent back to North Korea. Before leaving South Korea, he notices the dark side of its society contrasting with its "developed" image. There, he realizes that economic development does not spell happiness for the people. Although he makes it back home, he receives the same investigations as he did in the south. Then a grave sorrow hits him, trapped in the ideology between the two divided countries against his will.

73rd Venice International Film Festival (2016) - Cinema nel Giardino

"The Bacchus Lady" (2016)

Directed by Lee Jae-yong

With Youn Yuh-jung, Jun Moo-song, Yoon Kye-sang, Ahn Ah-joo, Ha Jung-hoon, So Hee-jung,...

So-yeong, a street-based sex worker in her 60s, is well known for 'doing it so well she can almost kill you' among elderly men. This is her way to make a living. One day she actually kills one of her regular clients per request, who wanted to die due to his tough life. And this is how the story begins.