Details and Decomposition

by Adrien Gombeaud

I sometimes imagine Soo-jung wandering in Kangwon Province, I imagine that the writer from The Day the Pig Fell Into the Well is sleeping in the same yogwan as Soo-jung, in the next room perhaps. I am sort of doing my own movie: a movie with no beginning or ending, a movie with no plot. So I finally asked myself, if Hong Sang-soo's films don't tell stories in a classical way, but describe a series of anecdotes, could details freely move from one film to another? Yet if I move just one detail, the global aspect of the film changes...

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Oh! Soo-jung

Back to Korean Film Page, posted March 6, 2004.