Breath (2007 film)
|Directed by||Kim Ki-duk|
|Written by||Kim Ki-duk|
|Music by||Kim Myeong-jong|
|Edited by||Wang Su-an|
A loner housewife, Yeon, deals with her depression and anger by beginning a passionate affair with a convicted man on death row. After discovering her husband’s infidelity, Yeon visits the prison where a notorious condemned criminal, Jin, is confined. She has been following the news reports of his numerous suicide attempts. Despite knowing Jin's crimes, Yeon treats him like an old lover and puts all her efforts into his happiness, even though she doesn't know him.
- Chang Chen - Jang Jin
- Park Ji-a - Yeon
- Ha Jung-woo - Yeon's husband
- Kang In-hyeong - Young prisoner
- Kim Ki-duk - Prison warden
Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports 67% approval for Breath, based on six critics. Breath was nominated for the Palme d'Or award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, although the prize was eventually awarded to the film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days.
The film grossed a total of $624,947 internationally.
- Box-Office Admission Results (2007), Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved on April 2, 2008.
- "Soom (Breath) (2007)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
- "Festival de Cannes: Breath". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-12. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
- "Breath". Boxofficemojo. Retrieved March 04, 2012.
- Breath at the Internet Movie Database
- Breath at the Korean Movie Database
- Breath at HanCinema
- Breath[permanent dead link] at Festival de Cannes
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