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R| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Tae-suk (Hee Jae) is a lonely drifter who spends his nights in one empty vacation home after another. However, Tae-suk is not your usual squatter, as the courteous young man always makes sure to show his absent -- and unknowing -- hosts his gratitude by doing small household tasks or making simple improvements before moving on. One day, Tae-suk mistakes a quiet home for an empty one and stumbles across an abused housewife (Seung-yeon Lee) in urgent need of his intervention.

Cast: Seung-yeon Lee , Hee Jae , Hyuk-ho Kwon , Ju Jin-mo , Choi Jeong-ho , Lee Ju-suk , Mun Sung-hyeok , Park Ji-ah

Director: Ki-duk Kim

Genres: Romance, Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

3-Iron (2004)

Release Date: April 29th, 2005|1 hr. 27 min.

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  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    The sooner you let yourself go with Kim's flow, the more likely you are to come away satisfied. Think of it as South Korea's answer to "Memento," just don't think too hard. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Despite its cargo of meaning, 3-Iron feels marvelously weightless, like the lovers as they stand on a scale that the hero has fixed. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    There is a vengeance motif that is worked out in a way that is both emotionally satisfying and completely unbelievable. show more

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