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The Quiet Family (조용한 가족)

조용한 가족 (Jo-yong-han Ga-jok)

Directed by Kim Jee-woon (김지운)

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After the father's dismissal from his company, a family decides to open a mountain lodge in the suburbs of Seoul. Although they initially expect a rush of lodgers, the mansion is empty for days. As a result, the family become nervous. Meanwhile, Mina(the youngest daughter)is upset by the strange noise at night and a strange old woman's ominous omen. At last, the first guest appears two weeks after their opening. Excited, the family pours excessive favors on him. However, the guest is found dead the next day, and the family buries him in a panic to avoid any risk of ruining their business. The next guests are a couple who commit a double suicide and consequently, the family buries them again. About the time when the family gets accustomed to digging, they realize that the bodies will be torn up by the advanced walk-road construction scheduled beside their lodge. To make things worse, the family becomes involved in a conspiracy plotted by the head of the village.

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 Produced by
 Lee Mi-yun (이미연)
Production
Myung Film (명필름)
Staff
 Lee So-yeong (이소영)
 Assistant director
 Kim Sang-woo (김상우)
 Assistant director
 Park Dae-yeong (박대영)
 Assistant director
 Jo Yeong-wook (조영욱)
 Musician
 Ko Im-pyo (고임표)
 Editor
 Sim Bo-kyeong (심보경)
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103 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Release date in South Korea : 1998/04/25

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kinda reminds me of the Japanese movie life of the kaurakis
2007-07-22 21:10:08
2006-09-23 13:57:21
I LOVE this film! Definitely one of my faves of all time! But then again, it is a Kim Ji-Woon film of course it's one of my faves :P
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