Hae-Joon, a seasoned detective, investigates the suspicious death of a man on a mountaintop. Soon, he begins to suspect Sore, the deceased’s wife, while being unsettled by his attraction to her.
Her: “Don’t talk about our work like that”
Him: “What’s happening to us? Him
: “Do I look happy?”
She: ” Am I that bad?” »
Several posters have appeared for the occasion of this film, invited to the Cannes Film Festival for the prize for directing.
Cannes Film Festival 2022
On April 14 local time, the Cannes Film Festival officially announced its lineup for this year’s event. For the first time in five years, two Korean films were chosen to compete for the Palme d’Or in the Competition category, while Lee Jung Jae’s debut film “Hunt” was invited to the Out of Competition section, midnight sessions.
The first Korean film in the Competition section is “Decision to Leave,” directed by Park Chan Wook and written by his longtime partner Jung Seo Kyung. This crime movie follows detective Hae Joon who investigates a murder case and grows increasingly suspicious and interested in Seo Rae, the victim’s widow. Park Hae He portrays Hae Joon, and Tang Wei stars as Seo Rae.
Park Chan Wook is known for films such as “Oldboy”, which won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival in 2004, “Thirst”, which won the Jury Prize at Cannes in 2009, “The Handmaiden” and “Joint Security Area”. He has also directed English-speaking Korean films such as “Stoker” and was a producer of the critically acclaimed film “Snowpiercer”.