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Pieta (피에타)

피에타 (Pi-e-ta)

Directed by Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)

Screenplay by


104min | Release date in South Korea :

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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Kim Ki-duk Film (김기덕필름)
 Choo Kyung-yeob (추경엽)
 Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)
 Lighting/cinematography department
104 min 
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Airing dates : 2012/09/06
South Korean Box Office
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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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