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Oasis Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kyung-gu Sol, So-Ri Moon

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OASIS is a Korean film written and directed by Chang-dong Lee in 2002. This movie earned four major awards at the 2002 Venice Film festival. The performance of the two main characters is simply unforgettable.
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Hong, a slightly retarded 28 years old young man, has just got out of prison after 2 years of incarceration. One day, as he's delivering a meal, he makes the acquaintance of Gong, a physically handicapped young woman who barely can speak. Both fall in love. Society and their respective families won't accept a relation that is shocking them but Hong and Gong don't notice it as they live in their own peculiar world.
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 Lover is...    -   physically ill or deformed    -   mentally ill/retarded

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Other Asian

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   the Koreas City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York) Misc setting    -   sewers/subways

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   None

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