|Directed by||Andrew Ahn|
|Written by||Andrew Ahn|
Spa Night is a 2016 American drama film directed by Andrew Ahn and starring Joe Seo. It was shown in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. At Sundance, Joe Seo won the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance.
David, an 18-year-old living in Los Angeles' Koreatown, becomes an employee at a spa to help his financially struggling parents. He soon discovers illicit gay sex between the customers, which forces him to consider his own sexuality.
- Joe Seo as David
- Haerry Kim as Soyoung
- Youn Ho Cho as Jin
- Tae Song as Eddie
- Ho Young Chung as Spa Manager
- Linda Han as Mrs. Baek
- Eric Jeong as Peter
- Yong Kim as Academy Director
On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 94%, based on 16 reviews, with an average rating of 6.9/10. On Metacritic the film has a score of 76 out of 100 score, based on 13 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
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- "Sundance: Competition and Next Films Announced for 2016 Festival". Sundance. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
- "Sundance: The Birth of a Nation Sweeps Top Prizes". Variety. Retrieved February 1, 2016.
- "Spa Night (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
- "Spa Night reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
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