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Right Now, Wrong Then (2015)
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Right Now, Wrong Then (2015)
Original name: 지금은맞고그때는틀리다
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Quite by accident, a film director arrives in town a day early. With time to kill before his lecture, he stops by a restored palace and meets a fledgling artist. She’s never seen any of his films, but knows he’s famous. They talk, they go to her workshop to look at her paintings, and they have sushi and soju. More conversation follows, along with more drinks, and then an awkward get-together with friends where all sorts of secrets are revealed. All the while, they may or may not be falling for each other. Then, quite unexpectedly, we begin again, but now things appear somewhat different. An uncanny romantic comedy, RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN is a deliciously intricate masterwork from filmmaker Hong Sangsoo.
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: movie business, alcoholic drink, painter, winter, womanizer, introvert, artist, marriage proposal, ice rink, dialogue driven, cafe, ring, drunkenness, smoking, anger, cigarette smoking, drunk, temple, adulterer, hugging, repeated scene, married man, drinking alcohol, drinking, walking ...
Place: south korea

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Duration: 101 min.
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The Day After (2017)
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
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Claire's Camera (2017)
Genre: Drama
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Hotel by the River (2018)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
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