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The Day After (Geu-hu) (2017)




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South Korean Master Hong Sangsoo's 21st feature as director, The Day After, is a mordantly comic tale of infidelity and mistaken identity. Book publisher Bongwan's (Kwon Haehyo) marriage is on the rocks after his wife (Cho Yunhee) discovers the affair he's been having with his assistant (Kim Saebyuk). Now that relationship is ending too and Bongwan's new assistant, the sharp and sensitive Areum (Kim Minhee), on her first day in the office, is left to navigate the fallout of all the turnover in Bongwan's life.


Critic Reviews for The Day After (Geu-hu)

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (3)

Slight, contained, but ineffably soulful.

May 26, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The Day After gets by on the farcical nature of its entanglements-in moments, it plays like a delightful comedy of misunderstanding.

May 24, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Lacking the emotional and structural complexity of some recent Hong outings, it's minor even by his minor-key standards.

May 22, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

[Temporal jumps] serve to extend beyond that one day where most of the story unfolds, and in that way show three possible stages of a loving relationship... [Full review in Spanish]

January 2, 2018 | Full Review…

As in other Hong [Sang-Soo] movies, time is malleable and capricious... [Full review in Spanish]

November 27, 2017 | Full Review…

... increases his satirical humor through a series of gags that does nothing but generate more mockery against the person in charge. [Full review in Spanish]

November 9, 2017 | Full Review…

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