Grass (2019)

Grass (2019)

A refreshingly plot-less South-Korean drama

7.0

Movie

N/A, South Korea
Korean
Drama
2019
FAB 5 FREDDY, HONG SANG-SOO
Ahn Jae-hong, B-Real, Damian Marley
66 min

What it's about

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?

The take

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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