#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.

#924: The Day a Pig Fell into the Well

hzgccwywnrys5vtto6cpyslnrps#924 – The Day a Pig Fell into the Well, (돼지가 우물에 빠진 날), 1996, Hong Sang-soo

A novelist has an affair with two women, finding fulfillment in neither; a married businessman strays from his wife he can’t satisfy; a naive young woman surrenders her dignity for her lover; and a married woman tries to find solace in a frustrating affair.