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3-Iron Details

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A battered woman finds her soul mate in a most unusual manner in this drama from Korean filmmaker [[Performer~P266019~Kim Ki-Duk~kimkiduk]]. Tae-suk ([[Performer~P239891~Jae Hee Song~jaeheesong]]) is a young drifter who appears to be homeless by inclination as much as necessity; he squats in the homes of strangers while they're away, carefully seeing to it that no damage is done to the property and sometimes performing small household chores as a display of gratitude. One day, Tae-suk sneaks into a house where a number of photos of a beautiful model adorn the walls. After eating, washing up, and doing some minor repairs, Tae-suk discovers he's being watched by the woman of the house, Sun-hwa ([[Performer~P413594~Lee Seung-yeon~leeseungyeon]]), and he soon recognizes her as the model in the photos. However, Tae-suk sees that Sun-hwa has been badly bruised, and suspects she's been the victim of domestic violence. When Tae-suk returns to the home later that evening, his suspicions are confirmed as he sees Sun-hwa being slapped around by her husband, Min-kyo ([[Performer~P413595~Gweon Hyeok-ho~gweonhyeokho]]). Tae-suk impulsively bursts into the house, grabs a golf club, and attacks Min-kyo with it; moments later, Tae-suk and Sun-hwa ride away together on his scooter, and she silently joins him in his existence as a squatter, which slowly blossoms into a love affair. Bin-Jip (aka 3-Iron) received its North American premiere at the 2004 Toronto Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:April 29, 2005

Cast

Lee Seung-yeon
as Sun-hwa
Gweon Hyeok-ho
as Min-kyo
Ju Jin-mo
as Detective
Choi Jeong-ho
as Jailor
Lee Ju-suk
as Son of Old Man
Lee Mi-suk
as Daughter-in-Law of Old Man
Mun Sung-hyeok
Park Ji-a
Jang Jae-yong
as Hyun-soo
Lee Da-hae
as Ji-eun
Park Se-jin
as Woman in Studio
Park Dong-jin
as Detective Lee
Lee Jeong-sub
as Man Who Came Back From Family Trip
Kang Sung-hun
as Boyfriend of Girl Who Got Hit by Golf Ball
Jang Hoon
as Guy Who Stares
Lee Byung-hun
as Policeman 3
Joo Jin Mo
as Detective Cho

Crew

Kim Ki-duk
Director
Kim Ki-duk
Producer
Kim Ki-duk
Screenwriter
Slvian
Composer (Music Score)
Kim Ki-duk
Editor
Ju Jin-mo
Art Director
Joo Jin Mo
Art Director
Suh Young-joo
Co-producer
Sur Young-joo
Co-producer
Cineclick Asia
Co-producer
Kang Young-gu
Co-producer
Michio Suzuki
Executive Producer
Choi Yong-bae
Executive Producer
Ok Jin-geon
First Assistant Director
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