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Mother (Korean film)

3 Ratings: 4.0
Korean Film Directed By Joon-Ho Bong

Mother Opened March 12, 2010 R violence, some sexual content, language and drug use      Just as South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's previous film,The Host, subverted the traditions of the giant monster movie to examine … see full wiki

2 reviews about Mother (Korean film)
review by . September 14, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
A Mother's Love Knows No Bounds
South Korea’s highest grossing film is the monster film “The Host” directed by Bong Joon-Ho. Sure, “The Host” wasn’t a film for everyone, but it was quite inventive in the way it sidestepped the usual devices of monster films. Well, one wouldn’t be hard-pressed to expect another ‘monster’ hit from Bong (well, there is its coming sequel), but for his latest film, the director instead goes for a film that follows the footsteps of his 2003 hit “Memories …
review by . July 24, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
When her mentally challenged son is charged with a brutal murder, his mother sets out to prove him innocent. When the ordinary channels fail her, she increasingly takes things into her own hands, and is not afraid to get those hands dirty.     While there are scores of films about fathers out to protect and avenge their children who have been victims of a crime, this is the first that I'm aware of in which it is the mother who is out to defend the accused. It is a rich and inventive …
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