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Mother (Madeo)
Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Hye-ja is a single mom to 27-year-old Do-joon. Her son is her raison d'être. Though an adult in years, Do-joon is naïve and dependent on his mother and a constant source of anxiety, often behaving in ways that are foolish or simply dangerous. Walking home alone one night down a nearly empty city street, he encounters a young girl who he follows for a while before she disappears into a dark alley. The next morning, she is found dead in an abandoned building and Do-joon is accused of her murder. Thanks to an inefficient lawyer and an apathetic police force, Do-joon's case is quickly closed, but his mother refuses to let this be the end of the story. Rated R for language, some sexual content, violence and drug use.
Cast: Ku Jin, Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won
Produced by: Jae-Won Choi, Woo-sik Seo
Directed by: Joon-ho Bong
Written by: Joon-ho Bong, Eun-kyo Park
Running time: 2hr 9min
Opens: Mar 12, 2010 NY/LA
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