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Memories of Murder

Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller 2h 12m 2003

Aroview: A darkly lyrical thriller, set around the true-life hunt for South Korea’s first documented serial killer in 1986, during the years of Chun Doo-hwan’s infamous military dictatorship.

Initially making comedy out of the police detective’s inept and crude methodology, amateur CSI ‘deductions’ and suspect abuse, as enigmatic clues begin to mount, a slithering sense of unease pervades the narrative. Blurring the usual points of moral certainty, the film gradually transforms into an incisive critique of Korean national apathy in the face of a corrupt system. Beautifully shot and hauntingly atmospheric.


Joon-ho Bong


English, Korean




Korea (Republic of)

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