Korean Movies Opening Today 2019/09/01 in Korea
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"Wish You Were Here" (2018)
Directed by Ko Bong-soo
43 year-old movie director Ko Bong-soo plans a documentary for his girlfriend Choi Eun-bi, who is 18 years younger than him. It's his first major gift to her and he thinks she'll love it, but when he interviews her family and friends, he is met with strong opposition and hatred.
Devastated, Ko Bong-soo thinks making Choi Eun-bi's father agree with him will settle everything and visits him, but her father beats him up. Ko Bong-soo completes the documentary as a final parting gift for his girlfriend.
Seg. "Surrounded" directed by Ko Bong-soo : There is a man whose body is stuck between iron bars. He tries to get out, but can't. He meets three passing men.
Seg. "Holy Terror" directed by Lim Hye-in : A neighborhood thug starts fights with people from Yanbian and stalks them.
Seg. "Jwipo" [Dried fish] directed by Ko Bong-soo : A man who's getting ready for a job lives another day. Then he decides to kill himself and goes out to buy charcoal, but runs into thugs.
Seg. "Death Wish" directed by Ko Bong-soo : The story of wishing to be in the 1%.