Korean Movie Night - Pieta (피에타)

  • March 9, 2013 · 6:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us for a movie evening on Saturday, March 9th. We will be watching Pieta, the 2012 Golden Lion Award winning film from Korean director Kim Ki-duk. You must RSVP for this event.

 

Type: Potluck gathering (bring your own food/small dishes & drinks to share)

When: @6 pm, Saturday, March 9

Where: North Raleigh

(Address details will be sent directly ONLY to RSVPed members before the event).

 

 

About the movie:

Pietà (Hangul: 피에타) is a 2012 South Korean film. The 18th feature written and directed by Kim Ki-duk, it depicts the mysterious relationship between a brutal man who works for loan sharks and a middle-aged woman who claims that she is his mother, mixing Christian symbolism and highly sexual content.

It made its world premiere in the competition line-up of the 69th Venice International Film Festival, where it won the Golden Lion. It is the first Korean film to win the top prize at one of the three major international film festivals — Venice, Cannes and Berlin.

 

Synopsis:

Kang-do is a heartless man who has no living family members and whose job is to threaten debtors to repay his clients, the loan sharks who demands 10 x returns with a one month loan. To recover the interests the debtors would sign insurance for handicap, and Kang-do would injure the debtors brutally to file the claim. One day he receives a visit from a strange, middle-aged woman claiming she is his long-lost mother.

Over the following weeks, the woman stubbornly follows him and he continues to do his job. But he is slowly moved and changed by the motherly love expressed from this woman....

 

Thank you.

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  • Billo

    Yes, but I might be a little late.

    March 7, 2013

  • Jennifer

    Sorry, not been well and got tons to catch up.

    March 7, 2013

  • Sherry G

    Looking forward to it!

    March 4, 2013

  • Lin C.

    I will be at a camp this weekend. Will catch up next meeting then. Have fun!

    March 4, 2013

  • Lin C.

    아!봤는데 좀 이해가 안 되네...ㅠㅠ

    March 4, 2013

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