• Woman Is the Future of Man (2004)

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Release Date: 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
As the first snow falls in Seoul, two old friends reunite; one is a successful college professor, and the other, a struggling filmmaker recently returned from the United States. After their reminiscences, they finally decide to go in search of the young woman each had romanced years earlier.

Cast: Ji-tae Yu, Tae-woo Kim, Hyeon-a Seong, Ho-jung Kim

Director: Sang-soo Hong

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Behind the dry humor is a sense of hollowness in the two men who obliviously fall back into old patterns of reckless, loveless sex without missing a beat. show more

  • A romantic and philosophical muddle. show more

  • Viewers not accustomed to Hong's style of leisurely paced filmmaking - long, static takes with lots of talking - might be tempted to leave early. If they stick around, however, they might find themselves becoming fans of the cerebral South Korean auteur. show more

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