Han Gong Ju is forced to transfer school and is taken to a home in an unfamiliar area. Dong Yoon is shown being severely bullied by his friends. A background voice is heard asking Gong Ju why she wants to swim so badly. In Korean drama we often get a lot of lovey-dovy dramas and a lot of cry-with-buckets movies. Like, are you for real? In the beginning the writer doesn't give us all the information we need to know what's Han Gong-Ju's mystery story and background. Letting us have some understanding of her difficult position through its intimate and thoughtful portrayal, the movie induces us to have immense empathy toward her, and that is why her confused reply to a minor supporting character during one scene will linger in your mind when the movie is over.
I can't believe that girls who blackmailed a guy who is wrong too is getting 3 years in jail and these horrible gets let off without it going on their criminal record. Then she was ordered to bring her younger sister and older cousin, aged 13 and 16, to Miryang. When she thought she was getting justice, the system failed her. The mother wants to know why her son is leaving Han Gong Ju there, even if he promises she will be there for only a week. Amid the opening of such large scale commercial films as , and , it continued to attract average audiences of 2,000 a day.
MewMew let's face it, Lee Byun Hun already had a dirty past when she married him so obviously she knew what she signed for. It was the only Korean movie so I didn't chose to watch this movie because the trailer was good or because I've hear it's good. The film premiered at the where it won the Movie Collage Award and the Citizen Reviewers' Award. Law system, but they need to re-open this case and get these rapists back in jail or release their information to the public. Eun Hee asks Gong Ju to join the acapella group. Lee Lee Yeong-lan is not very pleased about that, but she lets Gong-ju into her house anyway while not asking much about why Gong-ju happens to move to her house.
Gong Ju stops by the empty music room at school and starts to sing where she is heard by Eun Hee and her friends. This movie is amazing, really. The actors don't get a lot of make-up which shows the real beautiful Korean beauty. I also remember that a woman sitting next to me was crying as the movie was approaching its heart-wrenching finale in sad silence. Only three were dealt punishment because they discovered too much semen in her body that it was impossible to identify who was involved.
Advertisement Getting more accustomed to her new environment day by day, Gong-ju tries to reach for a new start. Not only did most of those guys get a slap on the wrist but some walked away free. I really recommend this movie. Meanwhile Gong Ju is seen walking towards a bridge where she jumps into the water but she is then shown swimming away. Really And let's not get started with the thing they call police. The justice system in Korea really needs help. That's just ridiculous on so many levels.
She begins to learn how to swim. The scene moves back to the present time where Gong Ju is sitting with the principal as he advises her he will discuss the situation with the board, not having known about her past. It is not long after that Hwa Ok commits suicide by jumping off a bridge and drowning. I think the director, the writer and the actors did a great job. In 2012 it emerged that the girlfriend of one of the perpetrators had become a police officer. He then brings Gong Ju to the convenient store owned by his mother, Mrs.
What happens during its inevitable ending is unavoidable, but you may find yourself hanging on a very tiny possibility of miracle, even though that is simply impossible in its realistic background. The scene shifts to her teacher from her current school, Lee Nan do Jo Dae Hee , helping her pack her luggage as she is about to be transferred to another school in a different town. The acting was absolutely phenomenal, as Chun Woo Hee holds the weight of the film by virtue of her huge, expressive eyes. By May 9, Han Gong-ju exceeded 200,000 viewers, making it one of the most successful Korean independent films of all time. I was appalled before, but not I'm completely floored.
She was held captive in the house owned by the parents of Kamisaku, in the Ayase district of Adachi, Tokyo. Absolutely vile, everyone involved from the rapists to the police to her father to the rapists' mothers are all so disgusting. Cho, for possible board in her house. Archived from on 15 April 2015. . She's perfectly cast as a girl whose presence is almost ephemeral, with the effects of her story slowly causing her to disintegrate.
I don't know how much more cruel life can be. Gong Ju friends at school find out about the rape, they text her to ask where she is and that it is not her fault. They won't take you seriously and worst. It is sickening and just makes it more apparent to me that this world is cruel and scary. Rape is ultimately violence used as a power play and the fact that courts around the world think it's less deserving of punishment than any other crime. I can't even imagine how she felt and also being forced to bring her cousin and younger sister in must have hurt so much.
They get to live their lives while she's probably beyond traumatized but still trying to live. At the end of its run, the film had a total of 223,297 admissions. I mean laws aren't perfect and from human point of view not 'fair' enough or 'too much', most of the time, but this is ridiculous. I would never ever, want to live in a country that allows multiple rapists run free. Meanwhile, this poor lady had her father fight over money from her case. Archived from on 14 March 2015. I hope this movie sparks a change in their country and how they choose to handle these cases.