Spa Night

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Spa Night
Spa Night Poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byAndrew Ahn
Written byAndrew Ahn
StarringJoe Seo
Release date
  • January 24, 2016 (2016-01-24) (Sundance)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Korean

Spa Night is a 2016 American drama film directed by Andrew Ahn and starring Joe Seo.[1] It was shown in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.[2] At Sundance, Joe Seo won the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance.[3]

Synopsis[edit]

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.

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Critical response[edit]

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.[4] On Metacritic the film has a score of 76 out of 100 score, based on 13 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Spa Night': Sundance Review". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "Sundance: Competition and Next Films Announced for 2016 Festival". Sundance. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  3. ^ "Sundance: The Birth of a Nation Sweeps Top Prizes". Variety. Retrieved February 1, 2016.
  4. ^ "Spa Night (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  5. ^ "Spa Night reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 30, 2016.

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