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The 24th feature from Hong Sangsoo, THE WOMAN WHO RAN follows Gamhee (Kim Minhee), who has three separate encounters with friends while her husband is on a business trip. Youngsoon (Seo Youngwha) is divorced, has given up meat and likes to garden in her backyard. Suyoung (Song Seonmi) has a crush on her architect neighbor and is being hounded by a young poet she met at the bar. Woojin (Kim Saebyuk) works for a movie theater. Their meeting is polite, but strained. Before long, their shared history bubbles to the surface.

With characteristic humor and grace, Hong takes a simple premise and spins a web of interconnecting philosophies and coincidences. THE WOMAN WHO RAN is a subtle, powerful look at dramas small and large faced by women everywhere.

"South Korean writer-director Hong Sang-soo makes deceptively simple films that become more complicated upon consideration, and no less is the case with his 24th feature." - Kathleen Sachs, Chicago Reader

  • Year
  • Runtime
    77 minutes
  • Language
    Korean with English subtitles
  • Country
    South Korea
  • Premiere
    2020 Berlin Film Festival
  • Director
    Hong Sang-soo
  • Screenwriter
    Hong Sang-soo
  • Producer
    Jeonwonsa Film Co.
  • Cast
    Kim Minhee, Seo Younghwa, Song Seonmi, Kim Saebyuk, Lee Eunmi, Kwon Haeyo, Shin Seokho and Ha Seongguk
  • Cinematographer
    Kim Sumin
  • Editor
    Hong Sang-soo
  • Music
    Hong Sang-soo