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Memories of Murder (2003)Memories of Murder (2003)

Memories of Murder (2003)

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9

movie

Korea, South Korea

English, Korean

Suspenseful, True-story-based

2003

Bong Joon-ho, Joon-ho Bong

Baek Bong-ki, Byun Hee-bong, Byun Heebong

131 min

Synopsis

1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.

Our Take

6.9
Hansley Jugar

Boon Joon-Ho’s ‘Memories of murder’, which was recently re-released is not too dissimilar from many of the crime-dramas that have come out of South Korea over the past two decades. Two very different detectives have to come together to solve what is turning out to be a series of murders that are all linked. The movie is based on the true story of South Korea’s first ever recorded serial murderer, who raped and then killed  young girls in the late 80’s. In the hands of probably the foremost South Korean director after Park Chan-Wook, this movie takes you through all ranges of emotions.

Comments

N
Nish

This is the movie i watch every month.
10/10 movie. A Gem.
Ending is just awesome.

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