Korean film – PIETA – now available on dvd

posted 14 Nov 2013, 12:48 by Julian Whiting

PietaPIETA  (18) 2012    KOREA     KIM, KI-DUK   £19.99
South Korean drama about a brutal debt collector who seeks redemption from a woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. While working for ruthless loan sharks as an enforcer, Kang-do (Jeong-jin Lee) has built up a feared reputation amongst the debtors he threatens.

When out of the blue he receives a visit from a middle-aged woman (Min-soo Jo) claiming to be the mother who abandoned him years previously, the coldly emotionless Kang-do angrily refutes her story. But over the coming weeks, as the woman stubbornly refuses to back down, a growing relationship develops between the two, causing Kang-do to question the life he has chosen.

In Korean with English subtitles -

Available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/korean-thai-vietnamese-films-on-dvd