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Memories of murder = Sarin ŭi ch'uŏk / directed by Bong Joon Ho ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho, Shim Song Bo ; original story by Kim Gwang Rim ; produced by Tcha Sung Jai.

Pong, Chun-ho, 1969- (screenwriter,, director.). Sim, Sŏng-bo, 1972- (screenwriter.). Rim, Kim Gwang, (other agent associated with work.). Park, Hae-il, 1977- (actor.). Song, Kang-ho, 1967- (actor.). Kim, Sang-gyŏng, 1972- (actor.). Song, Jae-ho, (actor.). Kim, Roe-ha, (actor.). Jai, Tcha Sung, (producer.). Kim, Hyung-ku, 1960- (director of photography.). Iwashiro, Taro, 1965- (composer (expression)). CJ Ent'ŏt'einmŏnt'ŭ (Firm), (production company.). Criterion Collection (Firm), (publisher.). Kang-ho Song, Kim Sang-kyung, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song, Byun Hee-Bong. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1681438232
  • ISBN: 9781681438238
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded booklet (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Edition: Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on a true story.
Based on the play "Come to see me" by Kwang-rim Kim.
Features: two 2003 commentaries featuring Bong and members of the cast and crew, plus a new commentary featuring critic Tony Rayns; new interview with filmmaker Guillermo del Toro; new interview with Bong about the real-life serial killer who inspired the film; documentary from 2004 on the making of the film; deleted scenes with optional audio commentary by Bong; new interview with film scholar Jeff Smith on the use of sound in Bong's work; Incoherence : a 1994 student film by Bong with a new introduction by the director; teaser; trailer; TV spot.
Accompanying booklet includes an essay by critic and novelist Ed Park.
5.1 surround, wide screen 1.85:1.
Wide screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Kim Hyung-ku ; production designer, Ryu Sung-hee ; editor, Kim Sun-min ; music, Iwashiro Taro ; costume design, Kim Yoo-sun.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kang-ho Song, Kim Sang-kyung, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song, Byun Hee-Bong.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced as a Korean motion picture in 2003.
Summary, etc.:
"Based on the true story of a string of serial killings that rocked a rural community in the 1980s, a local officer reluctantly joins forces with a seasoned Seoul detective to investigate the crimes, leading each man on a wrenching, yearslong odyssey of failure and frustration that will drive him to the existential edge." -- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 Dolby stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In Korean or dubbed English, with optional subtitles in English.
Subject: Serial murders > Korea (South) > Drama.
Murder > Investigation > Korea (South) > Drama.
Police > Korea (South) > Drama.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Murder > Investigation.
Serial murders.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Korea (South) > Drama.
Korea (South)
Genre: Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Police films.
Detective and mystery films.
Police films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.