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Korean movies opening today 2013/01/31 in Korea

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Korean movies opening today 2013/01/31 in Korea "The Man and The Woman's Inside Story", "The Three Musketeers", and "A Fish"

"The Man and The Woman's Inside Story" (2012)

Directed by Lee Yoon-hyeong

With Jung Da-hye, Yeon Je-wook, Seo Ji-suk, Lee Sang-il, Han Seol-ah, Kim Gi-cheon,...

Synopsis
Soo-jeong (Jung Da-hye) dreams of an awesome relationship and romantic first time and she goes through three men in a year. Sang-cheol (Yeon Je-wook) has nothing but the thought of getting into bed with her, Jeong-soo (Seo Ji-suk) who is always so caring and innocent and Seok-tae (Lee Sang-il) who appears every now and then to take care of her.
Who is going to spend the first night with her?

"The Three Musketeers" (2012)

Directed by Lee Jong-gwan

Synopsis

Co-production of Korea and Italy Movie
Brave but impatient D'Artagnan jumps into a world of adventure and action to find a lost diamond and save the country from war with The Three Musketeers and his animal friends.

The time is the 17th century in France. Young King Louis XIII doesn't know that cunning cardinal Richelieu is planning a secret fight with England.
D'Artagnan and his brave friends must find the lost diamond bracelet and win a fight with the enemies to keep the peace.
However, Cardinal Richelieu and his henchmen have a trick to corner them. D'Artagnan and his friends head towards the last fight.
Will they be able to save the country from danger?

"A Fish" (2011)

Directed by Park Hong-min

With Lee Jang-hoon, Kim Sun-bin, Choi So-eun, Park No-shik,...

Synopsis
Professor Lee has walked out on his students in mid-class. Now he's driving south to rendez-vous with the seedy gumshoe he hired to track down his missing wife. His mouth is very, very dry. Things are not going well. Apparently his wife has been initiated as a shaman; Lee himself feels like he's losing touch with reality. And the detective seems to be a psychotic menace: he has a violent altercation with the captain of a ferryboat, and does and says odd things. By the time the two men reach the shamanist enclave on Jindo Island, Lee is so baffled by the weird people he's met and so disorientated, he might as well be in Twin Peaks…

Park Hongmin's mystery thriller (originally shot in perfect, homemade 3-D, but we sadly can't screen that version) is a phenomenal achievement: it's skillfully plotted, designed and cast and delivers more frissons-per-minute than most Hollywood neo-noirs. As it goes along, the elements of mystery proliferate: who exactly are the two guys fishing from a platform on the sea and speculating about the dreams of fish? The respectful depiction of shamanism makes it very Korean, but the psychological issues it raises are absolutely universal. Not exactly a genre movie, but not exactly "arthouse" either, A Fish is startlingly different from other recent indie features. The latest wave in Korean cinema starts here.

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