Salinui chueok: Joon-ho Bong. South Korea. 2003

A ‘whodunit’ unlike any other, this one stayed with me for a while. Stunning mise-en-scene orchestrations coupled with a denial of the narrative pleasure of ‘closure’, an atmospheric story well told, in so many ways. South Korean filmmaker Joon-ho Bong could not better this one IMHO. Watch.

Memories Of Murder (2003) [Bong Joon-ho] Subtitulado al Español

(Note: This has Spanish CC subtitles on the Tube. Click on ‘Settings’ on the player bar and select ‘Auto-translate’ to English. Not perfect, but it is a work-around.)

 

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nimi
nimi
9 years ago

Yeah, really enjoyed that one.

thank u

Yoon
Yoon
9 years ago

This is one of the greatest Korean films of recent times…

T Osburn
T Osburn
9 years ago

really enjoyed this one, thanks for the post.

kirti
kirti
9 years ago

very gud stuf. Really enjyed dis movie…

Urvashi G
Urvashi G
9 years ago

“what did he look like?” what did he look like? … Nice.

promila
promila
9 years ago

Nice story telling. *like*

Rubul
Rubul
9 years ago

quietly disturbing. This is a classic whodunit movie, only the audience don’t come away any wiser!

Moviebuff
Moviebuff
9 years ago

Lesson, being a detective is a thankless job. :)

renuka
renuka
9 years ago

damn good movie.

ashima
ashima
9 years ago

delicioulsy non-hollywood. :]

Darshini
Darshini
9 years ago

I like how the director chose to tell this story. The main character (stout detective) nicely contrasted with the detective who comes from Seoul.

PirapongV
PirapongV
9 years ago

Love the fact that this is so non-Hollywood. :) Great stuff.

shabbir
shabbir
9 years ago

I am a bit puzzled by the end … he could have shown the girl the photograph of the suspect right..?

Avinash M
Avinash M
9 years ago

I am going to watch this again haha.

Madhurima
Madhurima
9 years ago

Lovely storytelling. Any other Korean movie suggestions ?

Prabal
Prabal
9 years ago

This is one terrific movie. Nicely paced and superbly directed. Thank you.