A Good Lawyer's Wife Movie Review Summary

Actors: So-ri Moon, In-mun Kim, Tae-gyu Bong, Jeong-min Hwang

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This movie (Baramnan gajok) was written and directed by Sang-soo Im in 2003. Eun Ho-jeong and her husband, the lawyer Ju Young-jak, live with their adopted child in a large South Korean city. Ju is not often present at home, devoting his time to his job and his young mistress. Meanwhile, his wife Eun is bored and represses with more and more difficulty her sexual needs. Thus, she starts to flirt with a young neighbor, an idle student, with whom she often goes to the movies while her child is at school.
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The fragile harmony of Eun and Ju's couple will explode following two tragic events: the assassination of their son by a psychopathic client of Ju and the agony and death of Ju's father. Unable to speak about his sorrow to his wife, Ju prefers to visit his mistress. When Eun discovers it, she decides to cheat on her husband with her young neighbor. The couple will quarrel during weeks before finally breaking up when Eun learns that she is pregnant.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   marriage going to pieces Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Other Asian


Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   the Koreas City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt

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