Jong Du: Movie Analysis

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Oasis (Lee Chang-dong, 2002)
Jong Du is a socially inadaptable and mildly retarded individual who has just been released from prison after serving three years for a hit-and-run accident. His family takes him back but they are reluctant about him.
One day, he decides to visit the victim 's family and in their house he meets Gong-ju, the sister of the deceased, who has cerebral palsy. A strange relationship forms between the two but things take a turn for the worse when her family is informed of the fact.
Lee Chang-dong directs a film that focuses on a relationship that seems impossible for many reasons, although the protagonists make it work, in a way. The film 's strongest point lies with the depiction of the characters and their realationship, which is by no
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A moment to remember (John H. Lee, 2004)
Based on the 2001 Japanese television drama "Pure Soul," the film tells the story a woman named Su-jin and a man named Chul-soo. The two of them meet accidentally and then re-meet when they stumble upon each other at a construction site, where Su-jin is accompanying her father and Chul-soo practices in order to become an architect.
The two of them fall in love immediately, and after a while, they end up married. However, at one point, Su-jin is diagnosed with Alzheimer 's disease.
Johh H. Lee directs a film that is split in three parts, with each one actually falling under a different genre. The first part is romantic, with the usual theme of girl meets boy, they court, they fall in love and eventually get married. The second part, where the disease show its first signs, is kind of comedic, with the Alzheimer 's symptoms presented in a funny way along with Su-jin 's other traits, who is already a bit absent-minded and dreamy. The third part is quite melodramatic, as the disease takes a turn for the
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