#834: 25th Hour

tqb3wokzo3xxfsy6apo7oflhgum#834 – 25th Hour, 2002, Spike Lee

In New York City in the days following the events of 9/11, Monty Brogan is a convicted drug dealer about to start a seven-year prison sentence, and his final hours of freedom are devoted to hanging out with his closest buddies and trying to prepare his girlfriend for his extended absence.


#875: On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate

dlq9quyiu3qxeemmyvat3jobysi#875 – On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate, (생활의 발견), 2002, Hong Sang-soo

Actor Gyung-soo is passed over for a part and decides to leave Seoul and visit a friend. His friend tells him the legend of the “Turning Gate,” which foreshadows future events. During his visit, Gyung-soo meets Myung-sook, a girl who quickly falls for him. After a night of passion, he boards the train back for Seoul and meets a married woman who claims to know him. Gyung-soo thinks he may be in love with her, but perhaps he’s chosen the wrong woman.

#931: The Way Home

rydddngvzndofevdypixiy3a6om#931 – The Way Home, (집으로…), 2002, Lee Jeong-hyang

The story begins on a fine summers morning, when San-woo and his mother board a bus to the country. It is soon clear that the unsophisticated rural passengers annoy the seven-year-old urban boy. His mother is taking him to live with his 78-year-old mute, but not deaf, grandmother while she looks for a new job after a business venture failed in Seoul.