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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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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Pieta"

    Film: "Pieta" Director/Writer: Kim Ki-duk Stars: Jo Min-soo & Lee Jung-jin Review Score: 4.5 / 5 I remember walking through the streets of Cheonggyecheon, the claustrophobic and sun-starved alleys seemed like a grubby labyrinth forgotten in time. Although the area was bombarded with a $900 million urban renewal project, the grit and significance of the district will not as quickly be forgotten. If you care to venture a little further in, past the new statues, restaurants, up the stream as far as your legs will take you, you will slowly begin to hear the sound of metal, machines, and the madness that still haunts Korea's capital. It is here where Kim Ki-duk has dragged us in his 18th film "Pieta", a savagely visceral experience with morals as twisted as metal being shaped. In Kim's film it is home to the desperate and needy, the forgotten and helpless, families and broken men,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Pieta"

    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

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Kim Ki-duk Film (김기덕필름)
 Choo Kyung-yeob (추경엽)
 Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)
 Lighting / Cinematography department
 Kim Woo-taek (김우택)
 Production department
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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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