Pinterest
NewsLetter DailyWeekly
 
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter
STOP (스톱)

스톱 (seu-top)

Directed by Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)

Screenplay by

Drama

87min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
Following the Fukushima nuclear incident, a young couple moves to Tokyo where they realize that the wife is pregnant. She wants to have an abortion, worried the baby might have been affected by radioactive contamination and concerned it might be deformed or disabled. But the husband wants her to keep it. He persuades her that Fukushima is very different from the Chernobyl disaster, but she is still not convinced, so he visits his house in Fukushima himself, to find proof that the radioactive contamination is not so serious. However, he witnesses something quite unexpected while he is there. Can the couple truly escape the effects of the Fukushima nuclear incident? Director Kim Ki-duk made this film almost completely independently. He cast Japanese actors but shot the film as if he were a guerrilla filmmaker, without a normal crew to help as such. Like his previous film, One on One, the provocative elements of the film demand attention, and he doesn’t hesitate to insist on the radical notion that to avoid nuclear accidents, we should stop using electricity. (NAM Dong-chul)

Festival
20th Busan International Film Festival (2015)
Panorama Section

Source



STOP | HanCinema Reviews

  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "STOP"

    2016/05/14
    Several critical factors work against "STOP". There's the title, which is very generic, hard to remember, and search for. There's the fact that the production is almost an entirely Japanese one. And then there's the whole nuclear power allegory centered around the Fukushima nuclear disaster, which is oddly straightforward considering this is the latest film by writer/director Kim Ki-duk. None of this has anything to do with the actual quality of "STOP". I just think it's kind of funny how awkward context is apparently a larger barrier to the popularity of a Kim Ki-duk film than explicit genital mutilation,...More

STOP | Pictures

  • STOP's picture
    STOP
  • STOP's picture
    STOP
  • STOP's picture
    STOP
  • STOP's picture
    STOP
SmallestSmallMedium Slideshow, Slider

View all 7 pictures for "STOP"

Production
Kim Ki-duk Film (김기덕필름)
Staff
 Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)
 Cinematographer
 Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)
 Editor
Technical Information
87 min 
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2016/12/08

STOP | Community

Your reviews

To participate to HanCinema, you must sign up or log in. Sign up, Why ?

Fan club  
  
Quick message
Message board

To participate to HanCinema, you must sign up or log in. Sign up, Why ?

Old message board