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Decision to Leave - Expat Cinema

Policeman Chang Hae-joon investigates whether Seo-rae has anything to do with her husband's death. But he becomes completely captivated by this enchanting woman.
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Deze voorstelling maakt deel uit van Rialto Filmclub met als gastspreker deze maand Ernst-Jan Pfauth.

Decision to Leave

That director Park Chan-wook has an excellent grasp of the crime genre has been proven many times - think of his Revenge trilogy (with Oldboy) and his previous film The Handmaiden. With Decision to Leave, he once again underscores how he can tell a sensual crime story cunningly and intelligently - a story that recalls Paul Verhoeven's Basic Instinct. At the last Cannes film festival he won the prize for Best Direction.

Seo-rae's husband, a Chinese woman living in South Korea, has been killed in an accident in the mountains. She found a farewell letter from him, which would mean he committed suicide. Police officer Chang Hae-joon, however, does not trust the matter and suspects that the woman has something to do with her husband's death. But Seo-rae is an enchanting woman and slowly but surely the policeman falls under her spell. Is she a femme fatale?