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2 hr. 12 min.

Plot Summary
After serving time for killing a man in a hit-and-run car accident, Hong Jong-du (Sol Kyung-gu) is released with no money and nowhere to go. His family has abandoned him. While trying to make amends, he meets Han Gong-ju (Moon So-ri), his victim's adult daughter. She is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy and all but abandoned in a cheap apartment by her callous family. Gong-ju's innate tenderness appeals to the uncontrollably impulsive Jong-du, and the pair begin an improbable relationship.

Cast: Sol Kyung-gu , Moon So-ri , Ahn Nae-sang , Ryoo Seung-wan , Chu Gui-jeong , Kim Jin-jin , Park Myung-shin , Park Kyung-geun

Director: Chang-dong Lee

Genres: Romance, Drama

Oasis (2002)

Release Date: January 1st, 2002|2 hr. 12 min.

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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    In the 2002 South Korean film Oasis, one can appreciate one of Asia's best directors (Lee Chang-dong) and one of the region's best actresses (Moon So-ri). show more

  • 88
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Director Lee Chang-Dong has boldly crafted a challenge rarely found on film. But if you choose to meet it, you'll be rewarded with one of the most original, indelible romances in recent memory. show more

  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Although overlong and diffuse, Oasis, written and directed by Lee Chang-dong, boasts many powerful moments. show more

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