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
10 years ago

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

Moviebuff
Moviebuff
10 years ago

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

renuka
renuka
10 years ago

damn good movie.

ashima
ashima
10 years ago

delicioulsy non-hollywood. :]

Darshini
Darshini
10 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
10 years ago

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

shabbir
shabbir
10 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
10 years ago

I am going to watch this again haha.

Madhurima
Madhurima
10 years ago

Lovely storytelling. Any other Korean movie suggestions ?

Prabal
Prabal
10 years ago

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