Woman Is the Future of Man
aka Yeojaneun namjaui miraeda First screened in August 2014
Director: Hong Sang-soo. Cast: Kim Tae-woo, Yu Ji-tae, Seong Hyeon-a, Lee Ji-seon, Eom Su-jeong, Bae Yun-beom, Oh Dal-su. Screenplay: Hong Sang-soo. Twitter Capsule:
Hong's tale seems rather simple, then surprisingly confusing, then confusing by subtly inventive design.
Themes aren't new (male rivalry and solipsism), nor are techniques. Still, Hong's slippery minimalism is distinctive, as is the silky knot into which he ties his story.