Ashamed (2010 film)
|Directed by||Kim Soo-hyeon|
|Produced by||Lee Gyeong-hui|
|Written by||Kim Soo-hyeon|
|Music by||Lee Eun-jeong|
|Edited by||Lee Yeon-jin
|Distributed by||Mountain Pictures|
Ashamed (Hangul: 창피해; RR: Changpihae), also known under the international title Life Is Peachy, is a South Korean queer film written and directed by Kim Soo-hyeon. This is Kim's second feature film after 2004's So Cute. Ashamed was released in theaters on December 8, 2011, but had already been making the rounds on the festival circuit. The film had its world premiere in the New Currents section at the 15th Busan International Film Festival and screened in the Panorama section at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival.
Arts professor Jung Ji-woo (Kim Sang-hyun) is searching for a nude model for a video clip that will be played at her exhibition. When Hee-jin (Seo Hyun-jin), one of her students, recommends Yoon Ji-woo (Kim Hyo-jin) for the job, the three women head to the beach to shoot the video. As they spend time together, Yoon Ji-woo begins to share pieces of her past relationship with Kang Ji-woo (Kim Kkot-bi). The film weaves through the pasts and presents of the three Ji-woos and focuses on their intersecting relationship.
- Kim Hyo-jin as Yoon Ji-woo
- Kim Kkot-bi as Kang Ji-woo
- Seo Hyun-jin as Hee-jin
- Kim Sang-hyun as Jung Ji-woo
- Choi Min-yong as Detective Min-yong
- Woo Seung-min
- Kim Sun-hyuk
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- Ashamed at Daum (in Korean)
- Ashamed on Twitter (in Korean)
- Ashamed at the Korean Movie Database
- Ashamed on Internet Movie Database
- Life Is Peachy at HanCinema
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