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Grass (2019)Grass (2019)

Grass (2019)

A refreshingly plot-less South-Korean drama

Drama

7.0

movie

N/A, South Korea

Korean

2019

Fab 5 Freddy, Hong Sang-soo

Ahn Jae-hong, B-Real, Damian Marley

66 min

Synopsis

Areum sits in a small café, typing on her laptop. Around her, customers enact various dramas from their lives. Is she writing what she hears or is she hearing what’s been written?

Our Take

7.0
Staff

If you like movies without plot, you’ll love Korean master Hong Sang-soo’s work in Grass. Sang-soo likes to write the script for his characters and not the other way around: he hires actors, then writes a script that would fit them every morning of the shoot.

The result is a personal movie that feels improvised and experimental, despite being quite simple: it’s about a small café and a woman who observes the interactions of the guests.

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