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  • Yourself and Yours

    Yourself and Yours 2016

    ★★★ Watched 10 Oct, 2016

    Another one about loneliness and using pleasure to cope by Hong Sang-soo.

    Women are like men and have similar needs, the director tries to tell us, but their roles are expected to be different. Men are supposed to court and go after women who are "waiting" to be confused with another girl who has left a big impression on them.

    This film feels strongly subjective like most previous work by the director. It's also left open for interpretation and raises…

  • Inheritance

    Inheritance 2001

    ★★½ Watched 13 Jul, 2016

    My thirst for Argentinian movies drove me into this and I'll be more careful in the future.

    It's a bit too artificial on the emotions, but you can't take away nostalgia, lingering and uncertainty about the future from people, especially when it concerns war refugees.

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  • Ditto

    Ditto 2000

    ★★★★½ Watched 16 May, 2012

    It tells the story of a girl from 1979 and a guy from the year 2000 who can communicate through a HAM radio. The mediocre acting and the poor directing made the movie a little boring and made me cringe sometimes, but the plot twists turned it interesting enough for it to be a representant of the Korean cinema. Like every film that deals with temporal communication, it demanded wits (see Back to the Future triology) and also had some…

  • Right Now, Wrong Then

    Right Now, Wrong Then 2015

    ★★½ Added 2

    "According to Dispatch, Mrs. Hong knew when she saw her husband's film 'Right Now, Wrong Then', starring Kim Min Hee, that the story contained his feelings for the actress. However, she's said to have suppressed her suspicions."

    Hong Sang-soo should be careful hinting his affairs in films. Specially in a "ultra conservative" society like South Korea. Actually he should be careful of anything he writes from now on. It's widely known he likes to portray things close to him and…