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1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
In Seoul, a loan shark's brutal enforcer (Lee Jung-jin) turns away from his violent lifestyle after he meets a woman (Cho Min-soo) who says she's the long-lost mother who abandoned him when he was just an infant.

Cast: Lee Jung-jin , Cho Min-soo , Woo Gi-hong , Kang Eun-jin , Jo Jae-ryong , Lee Myung-ja ,

Director: Kim Ki-duk

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Drafthouse Films

Pieta (2012)

Release Date: May 17th, 2013|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 80
    Deborah Young The Hollywood Reporter

    Kim Ki-duk is back in fighting form in Pieta, an intense and, for the first hour, sickeningly violent film that unexpectedly segues into a moving psychological study. show more

  • 77
    William Goss

    Not as touching or boldly transgressive as its ultra-violent peers. show more

  • 85

    The film takes a long road to spirituality, though, with plenty of stops for violence and perversion along the way. Like Abel Ferrara's "Bad Lieutenant," this story is determined to put core Christian principles to the harshest tests imaginable. show more

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