Shilje sanghwang (Real Fiction) (2000)

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An unstable artist (Ju Jin-mo) is sent over the edge during a walk in the park when a woman with a video camera (Kim Jin-ah) begins following him. Flying into a murderous rage, the artist begins running loose through the city, leaving dead bodies in his wake, until he winds up back in the park where he began. Director Kim Hi-duk shot this feature in "real time," during less than four hours in one afternoon, using an armada of 20 film and video cameras set up in different locations; significantly, the film ends with the film running out in the cameras set in the park. Kim Hi-duk then edited his footage down to a compact 86 minutes. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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ViKi

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Generally, I prefer art-films, or films going for a higher level of expression than simply laying out "real life" events. However, I still need to be engaged. This film is full of mock-ups of real characters I might care about if only I knew more. As it is, it's an endurance test. None of the wonder found in Ki-duk's film The Isle is evident here. I'm having a difficult time being even generous enough to imagine an audience that would enjoy this film at any level. It's an interesting student film perhaps, and good for completists of Ki-duk's work. You know what? I don't even think this one is a renter......

El Hombre Invisible
El Hombre Invisible

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I took a nap mid-movie. But I suppose knowing that the movie was done in one take (I think) makes it an achievement, but it was still... not that great.

Steve Lucero
Steve Lucero

can't believe i'm saying this but real fiction was pretty disappointing. well i guess only because most of his other movies are just friggin amazing. the reach-around scene was very disturbing, expect plenty of violence and camcorder-ish production.

steve c
steve c

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