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Korean Film: Method

October 17, 2019

There are many films that are at our disposal, yet some of them aren’t in our native language but are some of the most powerful films. In particular, Method is one of those. It is a Korean movie, available with English subtitles as well.


The movie hits upon social issues as well as relationship issues, focusing on the casting of Veteran actor Jae-ha played by Park Sung-woong and idol star Young-woo played by Oh Seung-hoon and are hired to play in a play called Unchain. The film is meta.theatrical, focusing on showing a play put on within a film. The plot itself involves a homosexual relationship between the pair, and at first it is acting, but as time progresses, this thriller and psychological turn of a film indulges in taboo of both homosexuality and age gap relationships within Korean culture.


Seung-hoon is rather rough at first not wanting to listen or put in effort in the production they’re putting on, but as he sees Sung-woong’s passion, he takes his role se