Baramnan gajok (A Good Lawyer's Wife) (2003)

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South Korean filmmaker Im Sang-Su directs the dark comedy drama Baramnan Gajok (A Good Lawyer's Wife). The story involves dancer Eun Ho-jeong (Mun So-Ri), wife of the unfaithful Yeong-jak (Hwang Jeong-min) and mother to a seven-year-old son. She meets a teenage boy and named Shin Ji-un (Bong Tae-gyu) and the two share an intimate friendship despite their age difference. When Ji-un's father discovers their relationship, he threatens to tell her husband. Meanwhile, her father-in-law (Kim In-mum) dies and her mother-in-law (Yun Yeo-jeong) quickly starts up another relationship. A Good Lawyer's Wife was screened at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

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"A Good Lawyers Wife" has its faults, but due to Moon So-ri's performance, Kim Woo-hyung's cinematography, and the number of erotic scenes and humor becomes a highly entertaining film.

Jan 6, 2019 | Full Review…

What emerges from this is a stark mismatch between the expected conduct of bourgeois Koreans, and what actually makes them happy - with a special emphasis on the rôles foisted upon women in a conventional relationship.

Nov 26, 2017 | Full Review…

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