Downfall (1997 film)
Director Im Kwon-taek
Country South Korea
|Writer Im Kwon-taek, Kim Dae-seung|
Release date September 13, 1997 (1997-09-13)
Similar The Surrogate Woman , Festival (1996 film) , Mandala (film)
Downfall (Hangul: ; RR: Chang) is a 1997 South Korean film by Im Kwon-taek. The story revolves around an orphan girl who became a prostitute to survive and finds love with one of her clients.
The story revolves around an orphan girl who became a prostitute to survive and finds love with one of her clients. A young woman is tricked into prostitution, thinking she's going to sell beverages at a village store. She soon learns about the dark world of Korea's red-light districts, where a prostitute is exploited by johns, their pimps and society. She befriends one of her johns, a country bumpkin, who keeps in touch with her over the years. The film is a look at Korea's prostitution from the 1970s to the 1990s told through her story.
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