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Pieta (피에타)

피에타 (Pi-e-ta)

Directed by Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)

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Drama

104min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
Hired by moneylenders, a man lives as a loan shark brutally threatening people for pay back their debts. This man, without any family and therefore with nothing to lose, continues his merciless way of life regardless of all the pain he has caused to a countless number of people. One day, a woman appears in front of him claiming to be his mother

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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Pieta"

    2013/01/18,
    A general rule of movies is that no matter how violent, sociopathic, or outright hostile to other human beings our masculine hero is, the fact that he's very good at beating people up always guarantees that he has some friends somewhere. Sure, he might need to soften up a little. Maybe get a love interest to show how he's really sweet on the inside. Besides, his ability to beat people up is pretty cool. Even villains are often viewed in a positive light by the audience thanks to this,...More
  • Annual KFAA nominations announced

    2012/12/27, Source,
    Director Kim Ki-duk and actor Lee Byeong-Heon will be one of the few candidates to take home high achievement awards at this year's Korea Film Actors Association ceremony. The event to take place today at the Lotte Hotel in Sogong-dong, central Seoul, will recognize the feats of some of the best performing actors and personnel over the last year,...More
  • Psy, 'Pieta' top entertainment news list of 2012

    2012/12/27, Source,
    Clockwise from top left: Kim Ki-duk with his Golden Lion Prize for "Pieta" at the Venice Film Festival; a Psy snowman in Harbin, China; top contestants of Mnet's "Superstar K" ; a clip from "Architecture 101", a film that triggered 1990s fever [Reuters/AP/CJ Entertainment/JoongAng Ilbo] The year 2012 will go down as one of the most significant periods in the history of Korean culture - and that's saying a lot for a society that dates back millennia. Psy galloped to international stardom in an instant, breaking numerous world records and adding fuel to the already booming K-pop scene. Korean film and television also had a year to remember, with Kim Ki-duk's "Pieta" winning the Golden Lion Prize at the Venice Film Festival. Actors and directors continued their surge throughout Asia, with K-drama success spanning from Japan to China and Myanmar,...More
  • Korea's top 10 for 2012

    2012/12/22, Source,
    Cultural content and IT products continued to be favorites in Samsung Economic Research Institute's annual top 10 list of consumer favorites. The 2012 list gleaned from experts and 19,701 Internet survey respondents evenly split services and products. Rapper Psy's "Gangnam Style", the global sensation, was the No. 1 favorite as 90 percent of respondents included it in their top 10 selections. It was followed by: 2. Anipang, a smartphone puzzle game; 3. 2012 Galaxy smart devices; 4. black boxes in cars; 5. London Olympics athletes; 6. energy drinks; 7. long-term evolution (LTE) service; 8. premium instant coffee packets; 9. Korean movies and 10. camping products,...More
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Pieta | Reviews

Production
Kim Ki-duk Film (김기덕필름)
Staff
 Choo Kyung-yeob (추경엽)
 Lighting
 Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)
 Lighting/cinematography department
Technics
104 min 
Web site
pieta.kr/...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2012/09/06
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2012.10.21 : 601 693 admissions (total)
As of 2012.10.14 : 600 492  admissions (total)
As of 2012.10.07 : 597 386  admissions (total)
As of 2012.09.30 : 570 943  admissions (total)
As of 2012.09.23 : 505 744 admissions (total)
As of 2012.09.17 : 353 774  admissions (total)
As of 2012.09.09 : 68 497  admissions (total)

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