Choi has been mistreated in her life and couldn't afford another humiliation. And when the time was right for her to meet Lee, who she had grown to like, she was full of life and confidence. This film might not have employed the most (or any) lovable characters that romantic movies are structured upon, but I found it rewarding for its daringness to explore this sensitive issue.
Lee on the other hand was more hesitant and almost childlike in his acceptance of whatever it is she was going to offer him. Movies like Rules of Dating, Someone Special and Green Chair don't want to settle for a conventional tale of romance.
After inadvertently killing his girlfriend, a man (Asano) flees Macau for Thailand in an attempt to cope with his guilt, and avoid possible arrest.
But the relocation doesn't prevent his problems from following him, as his new friends could be potential enemies. Complex emotional relationships and human nature's darker sides are explored in this captivating suspense drama about a cop whose lust for love threatens to get in the way of his professional life.
Some might find it quite graphic actually and completely unromantic and unfunny.
But I couldn't stop thinking about the film called Swept Away (the original, mind you), where sex was the force which brought two different people together. When these characters are together the world around them disappears, leaving them free of consequences and fear.
In our times dating is on quite advanced level mostly because of Internet and possibility to meet people from totally different countries and culture.
Almost immediately he starts hitting on her and inviting her for drinks after work, but Choi, although not thrilled is neither too reluctant nor disturbed by his persuasiveness.
For some people this could be the nail in the coffin, but I think her decision couldn't have been more suitable.
Lee, a man who didn't believe in love, saw sex as the primary mean of relationship, even after she let him get very close.
See full summary » About Nae-kyung who is able to assess the personality, mental state and habits of a person by looking at his face.
Because of his abilities, he gets involved in a power struggle between Prince Sooyang and Kim Jong-Seo.