South Korea
129 minutes

An overbearing small-town mother is ferociously determined to prove at any cost her retarded son did not kill a local schoolgirl. Updated woman's picture that does double duty as dark mystery thriller and overwrought melodrama, its clever plot unraveled at a masterful pace through stylish, superbly controlled handling and a powerful female lead.

A CJ Entertainment/Barunson Company presentation of a Barunson Film Division production, distributed by CJ Entertainment.
Starring Kim Hye-ja, Won Bin; Yoon Jae-moon, Jun Mi-sun, Sung Sar-beauk, Kim Young-siin, Chun Woo-hee, Kim Gin-goo, Yum Du-kyung, Lee Young-suck, Moon Hee-ra, Lee Mi-do, Jung Young-ki, Ku Kyu-phill.
Directed by Bong Joon-ho; produced by Moon Yang-kwon, Seo Woo-shik and Park Tae-joon; screenplay by Park Eun-kyo, Mr. Bong, based on a story by Mr. Bong; music by Lee Byeong-woo; director of photography (colour, widescreen), Hong Kyung-pyo; production designer, Ryu Seong-hie; costume designer, Choi Se-yeon; film editor, Moon Sae-kyoung.
Screened: distributor advance press screening, Medeia Monumental 2 (Lisbon), May 4th 2010. 


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