Release date15 May 1996 (1996-05-15) ScreenplayHong Sang-soo, Gu Hyo-seo, Dae-seong Jeong, Seo Shin-hye, Hye-yeong Yeo, Al-ah Kim CastLee Eung-kyung (Bo-kyung), Song Kang-ho (Dong-suk), Cho Eun-sook (Min-Jae), Park Jin-Sung (Dong-woo), Kim Eui-sung (Hyo-sub), Bang Eun-hee (In Chang's Wife) Similar moviesDirected by Hong Sang-soo, Movies about South Korea, Comedies
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The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (돼지가 우물에 빠진 날, Dwaejiga umul-e ppajin nal) is a 1996 Korean drama film and the directorial debut of Hong Sang-soo. It stars Bang Eun-hee, Jo Eun-sook, Park Jin-song, Lee Eung-kyung and Kim Eui-sung. It was also the feature film debut of Song Kang-ho. The title derives from a 1954 book by John Cheever.
Hong earned the Best Director award at the Korean Blue Dragon Film Awards for his work as well as awards at Rotterdam and Vancouver.
Tong-u, a plain married man in his thirties, visits Chŏnju (4 hour bus ride from Seoul) on a business trip. After endless incidents of waiting, his purpose continually frustrated, he has to spend the night in this strange place and has a disengaging encounter with a prostitute which however leaves him with 'consequences' due to a ruptured condom.