Directed by Hong Sang-soo (홍상수)
Screenplay by Hong Sang-soo (홍상수)127min | Release date in South Korea : 2006/08/31
Film director, Joong-rae, is preparing for his next movie but is unable to finish his script. So he pleads his friend, Chang-wook, a production designer, to go with him on a trip even though Chang-wook had already made plans with his girlfriend, Moon-sook, a composer. Eventually Chang-wook brings his girlfriend along and they all go on a trip to the west coast to visit Shinduri Beach Resort, which is covered with cherry blossoms and a flowing mist. There, Joong-rae makes advances on Chang-wook's girlfriend, Moon-sook. Already a fan of his films, Moon-sook doesn't hide her interest. So later, while avoiding Chang-wook's eyes, the two spend a heated night together. But the next day Joong-rae's face is filled with anxiety as he proposes to go back to Seoul. He and Moon-sook then part awkwardly.
Two days later, Joong-rae is back again in Shinduri. He tries to let Moon-sook know that he is back in Shinduri but he is unable to reach her and leaves the message. Then, he runs into a young woman named Sun-hee. Telling her that she resembles a woman that he's thinking of as a character in the film, Joong-rae approaches Sun-hee for an interview. They, too, end up spending a night together. Moon-sook arrives at the scene with the intent to be with Joong-rae. But seeing him being with Sun-hee, Moon-sook goes to drink on her own out of anger...
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|Kim Seung-woo (김승우)|
Kim Joong-rae (김중래)
|Ko Hyeon-jeong (고현정)|
Kim Moon-sook (김문숙)
|Song Seon-mi (송선미)|
Choi Seon-hee (최선희)
|Kim Tae-woo (김태우)|
Won Chang-wook (원창욱)
|Jeong Chan (정찬)|
Assistant director (조연출)
|Moon Seong-geun (문성근)|
Representative Jeong's voice (정 대표 목소리)
|Lee Ki-woo (이기우)|
Poem tree keeper (자작나무 관리인)
|Oh Tae-kyeong (오태경)|
Big sushi restaurant employee/motorcycle man (큰 횟집 종업원/오토바이 남)
|Jo Deok-jae (조덕제)|
Small sushi restaurant owner (작은 횟집 주인)
|Choi Ban-ya (최반야)|
Seon-hee's friend (선희 친구)
|Yoon Dong-hwan (윤동환)|
Couple, man (커플 남)
|Jeong Woo-joo (정우주)|
Couple, woman (커플 여)
|Jang Nam-yeol (장남열)|
Sunset light owner (노을빛은혜 주인)
|Kang Seong-geun (강성근)|
Small sushi restaurant female owner (작은 횟집 여주인)
Car pushing man 1 (차 미는 남자 1)
|Lee Sang-min (이상민)|
Car pushing man 1 (차 미는 남자 1)
|Kim Han-gyoo (김한규)|
Car pushing man 2 (차 미는 남자 2)
White dog (하얀개)
|bom film productions (영화사 봄)|
|127 min •35mm •Cinemascope (2.35)|
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