Five Senses of Eros

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Five Senses of Eros
Five Senses of Eros film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Ogamdo
McCune–Reischauer Ogamdo
Directed by Daniel H. Byun
Hur Jin-ho
Yoo Young-sik
Min Kyu-dong
Oh Ki-hwan
Produced by Choi Soon-sik
Kim Won-guk
Min Jin-su
Written by Daniel H. Byun
Lee Jeong-hwa
Kim Gyeong-mi
Yoo Young-sik
Min Kyu-dong
Oh Ki-hwan
Starring Jang Hyuk
Cha Hyun-jung
Kim Kang-woo
Cha Soo-yeon
Kim Su-ro
Bae Jong-ok
Kim Min-sun
Uhm Jung-hwa
Kim Hyo-jin
Kim Dong-wook
Lee Si-young
Jung Eui-chul
Shin Se-kyung
Song Joong-ki
Lee Sung-min
Music by Choi Man-sik
Choi Yong-rak
Kim Jun-seong
Cinematography Kim Mu-yu
Yun Ji-woon
Go Nak-seon
Kim Byung-seo
Kim Jun-young
Kim Yeong-heung
Edited by Ham Sung-won
Choi Jae-geun
Seong Su-a
Distributed by Daisy & Cinergy Entertainment
Release dates
  • July 9, 2009 (2009-07-09)
Running time 130 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$2,484,095[1]

Five Senses of Eros (Hangul: 오감도; RR: Ogamdo) is a 2009 South Korean omnibus film with five short films depicting love and desire, but in different styles and genres. The shorts are: His Concern, directed by Daniel H. Byun; I'm Right Here (Hangul: 나, 여기 있어요; RR: Na, Yeogi Isseoyo), directed by Hur Jin-ho; The 33rd Man (Hangul: 33번째 남자; RR: 33beonjjae Namja), directed by Yoo Young-sik; In My End Is My Beginning (Hangul: 끝과 시작; RR: Ggeutgwa Sijak), directed by Min Kyu-dong; and Believe in the Moment (Hangul: 순간을 믿어요; RR: Sunganeul Mideoyo), directed by Oh Ki-hwan.[2][3][4]

The five directors are all graduates of the Korean Academy of Film Arts.[5] The film received 438,501 admissions nationwide.[6]

His Concern[edit]

Plot[edit]

A man is attracted by the woman sitting across from him on a train ride to Busan. He gets off the train after her, even though it's not his stop. He gets her phone number. A few days later the man plans to meet the woman for the second time.

Credits[edit]

  • Jang Hyuk as Man
  • Cha Hyun-jung as Woman
  • Director, Screenplay: Daniel H. Byun (also known as Byun Hyuk)
  • Cinematography: Kim Mu-yu
  • Editing: Ham Sung-won
  • Music: Choi Man-sik
  • Production: Culture Cap Media
  • Running time:

I'm Right Here[edit]

Plot[edit]

Hye-rim waits for her husband, while hiding, to give him a surprise. Hyeon-woo always worries about his wife being left alone at home. But Hye-rim worries more about Hyeon-woo because he will be left alone soon.

Credits[edit]

  • Kim Kang-woo as Kang Hyeon-woo
  • Cha Soo-yeon as Ahn Hye-rim
  • Director: Hur Jin-ho
  • Screenplay: Lee Jeong-hwa, Kim Gyeong-mi
  • Cinematography: Yun Ji-woon
  • Editing: Choi Jae-geun
  • Music: Choi Yong-rak
  • Production: Ho Pictures
  • Running time: 21 minutes

The 33rd Man[edit]

Plot[edit]

On the set of a movie, newbie actress Mi-jin and senior actress Hwa-ran are having difficulties because of their stubborn and demanding director. The charismatic Hwa-ran transforms Mi-jin into a sexy vixen to seduce Director Bong.

Credits[edit]

  • Kim Su-ro as Bong Jan-woon
  • Bae Jong-ok as Park Hwa-ran
  • Kim Min-sun as Kim Mi-jin[7]
  • Director, Screenplay: Yoo Young-sik
  • Cinematography: Go Nak-seon
  • Editing: Ham Sung-won
  • Music: Choi Man-sik
  • Production: Culture Cap Media
  • Running time: 25 minutes

In My End Is My Beginning[edit]

Plot[edit]

Jeong-ha's husband Jae-in has just died in a car accident. She then discovers that he was having an affair with her old high school friend Na-ru. Na-ru comes to Jeong-ha and asks to live with her, promising to atone through unconditional devotion.

Credits[edit]

  • Uhm Jung-hwa as Lee Jeong-ha
  • Kim Hyo-jin as Kang Na-ru
  • Hwang Jung-min as Min Jae-in
  • Director, Screenplay: Min Kyu-dong
  • Cinematography: Kim Byung-seo, Kim Jun-young
  • Editing: Seong Su-a
  • Music: Kim Jun-seong
  • Production: Soo Film
  • Running time: 28 minutes

Believe in the Moment[edit]

Plot[edit]

Three couples are all high school students and close friends. None of the couples are certain about their relationships, so they decide to exchange partners for 24 hours.

Credits[edit]

Feature-length director's cut[edit]

Min Kyu-dong later expanded his short, and a feature-length director's cut of In My End Is My Beginning was screened at the 2009 Busan International Film Festival,[8] then received a theatrical release in 2013.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Box office by Country: Five Sense of Eros". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
  2. ^ Shin, Hae-in (1 July 2009). "A mixed bag of pleasures in omnibus Eros film". Yonhap. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (2 July 2009). "5 Directors Explore Sensuality in Eros". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ Elley, Derek (28 October 2009). "Five Senses of Eros". Variety. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  5. ^ "K-FILM REVIEWS: 오감도 (Five Senses of Eros)". Twitch Film. 9 October 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  6. ^ "Theatrical Releases in 2009: Box-Office Admission Results". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  7. ^ "All That Star: Kim Min-sun". Arirang News. Retrieved 2012-08-14. 
  8. ^ Elley, Derek (27 October 2009). "In My End is My Beginning". Variety. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  9. ^ Kim, Hyun-min (22 March 2013). "Fatal Love, Hatred and Sympathy - In My End Is My Beginning". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 

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