A Good Lawyer's Wife (바람난 가족) (2003) | Faces of the Korean Woman


3 tickets: $20 || 5 tickets: $30
(U.P. $10 per ticket)

The bundle ticket packages are available for purchase only at Oldham Theatre’s Box Office. The box office will be open one hour before the earliest showtime of the day on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

A Good Lawyer's Wife (바람난 가족) (2003)

Director: Im Sang Soo
Runtime: 105 minutes
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean with English subtitles
Rating: R21

19 October, Saturday - 8PM

Ho-jung and her husband Yeong-jak have made a comfortable home with their adopted seven-year-old. However, their marriage is shallow and passionless, so they begin affairs with others: she with an awkward boy-next-door; he with a young photographer. But this doesn’t help either to overcome their lack of fulfillment. Meanwhile, Yeong-jak’s father nears death, but his mother is already seeing another man. Ho-jung and Yeong-jak eventually realize just how disconnected they’ve become when the latter lands them in a tragic situation, forcing them to rethink their lives. With each development, this incisive, sexually frank drama suggests that the Korean nuclear family no longer sustains its members and, if they are to truly live, they must leave it behind and start afresh.

To Note:
- All film screenings are held at Oldham Theatre, National Archives of Singapore.
- Tickets can be purchased at the Oldham Theatre Box Office. The box office will be open one hour before the earliest showtime of the day on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
- Concession tickets apply to Students (Local & Overseas), Full-time National Servicemen (NSF), and Senior Citizens (55 years old and above) only.
- Please check the film rating before purchase of tickets. Please note that you may be asked to present your ID at the door (this applies to concession tickets as well).



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About Faces of the Korean Woman
6 Oct - 17 Nov | Oldham Theatre

To commemorate 100 years of Korean cinema in 2019, the Asian Film Archive presents Faces of the Korean Woman, a film programme that explores the multi-faceted portrayal of women throughout Korean film history from the 1930s to the 2010s.

As the figure of the Korean woman moves through tumultuous periods of Korean history―from the Joseon Dynasty, to the Park Chung-hee era, up to the contemporary times of neoliberalism―we see various interpretations of girlhood and womanhood manifested on screen, albeit through a predominantly male-oriented lens. They oscillate between the virtuous and the vampish, the pitiful and the horrific, the subjugated and the fiercely independent.

Featuring historically important early classics, popular genre films and critically acclaimed works by iconic male and female Korean directors, the programme’s 24 female character-driven films offer a retrospective view on female representation in Korean cinema, and open up new perspectives through the restoration of their faces within the cinematic imaginary.

Supported by the Korean Film Archive (KOFA)

Sat Oct 19, 2019
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
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[General] A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003) - 19 October, 8pm SOLD OUT $10.00
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