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Oasis (오아시스)

오아시스 (Oasis)

Directed by Lee Chang-dong (이창동)

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132min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
Jong-doo, who has three previous convictions, pays a visit to the family of the victim in the hit-and run accident for which he served time and meets Gong-joo, the daughter, who has cerebral palsy. Jong-doo is fascinated by her at first sight and visits her again when he knows she is alone. Trying to reassure and pacify the terrified young woman, he loses control and tries to rape her, stopping only when she faints. But he has left his workshop phone number in her room, and Gong-joo knows where to find him. To Jong-doo's amazement, she calls him and invites him to visit her again. Over a series of clandestine meetings, the handicapped young woman and the feckless young man come to fall in love with each other. However their love is not one that is understood by anyone else.

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    • [Guest Film Review] "Oasis"

      2018/03/10
      In one of his most acclaimed movies (it took the 2002 Venice Festival by storm winning 4 awards there, among a plethora of local and international ones), "Oasis" sheds a rather realistic light in the lives of disabled people, through an extreme romance,...More
    • [HanCinema's Hall of Fame Review] "Oasis": Sunlight Doves in the Eye of a Storm

      2014/01/11
      In the Spotlight this Week: "Oasis" by Lee Chang-dong Lee Chang-dong's short filmography contains some of the most potent and honest insight into South Korea's consciousness around. His films explore the cultural, social, and political fears and dreams of a nation and blankets them in individual instances that resonant deep and true. "Oasis" was the last film this storytelling Sinatra produced before accepting his term as Korea's Minister of Culture; an award-winning piece that reunites the talent duo of Moon So-ri and Sol Kyung-gu from his politically charged and praised drama: "Peppermint Candy" (1999). "Oasis" examines the lives of two mentally impaired individuals and the crippling gaze cast upon them from their families and society at large. It's an atypical romance that is as beautiful to behold as it is uncomfortable to absorb, an empathetic exploration into two young minds that are fumbling around in the dark for that crazy little thing called love,...More
    • [HanCinema's Image Gallery] "Oasis"

      2014/01/11
      A selection of shots from Lee Chang-dong's third feature: "Oasis" Lee Chang-dong has a short and potent filmography filled with heartfelt characters and intense events that you won't soon forget. "Oasis" tells the story of a mentally handicapped young man (Sol Kyung-gu) and his relationship with a woman who has severe cerebral palsy (Moon So-ri). The film won a string of awards locally, and was honoured at the 2002 Venice Film Festival with the Best Actress and Best Director awards. The following gallery contains a selection of shots and comments from Lee's third film: "Oasis" (2002) - To Remember, Share, and Enjoy! [spoiler],...More

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    Brandon Fincher / KFC... 2004/01/22
    Lee Marshall in Venice / Screen International ... 2004/01/22
     Produced by
     Dong Bang-woo (동방우)
    Distribution
    CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
    Staff
     Lee Joon-dong (이준동)
     Production department
     Kim Mi-yeong (김미영)
     Script coordinator
     Dong Bang-woo (동방우)
     Production department
     Hong Hyun-gi (홍현기)
     Assistant director
     Park Jeong-woo-I (박정우)
     Assistant director
     Kim Kwang-sik-I (김광식)
     Assistant director
     Lee Jae-jin-III (이재진)
     Score composer
    Technical Information
    132 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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    Airing dates : 2002/08/15

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