About

Grandmother Mi Ja works part-time as a caretaker, and struggles to raise a teen grandson by herself. Despite her tough situation, she speaks softly, dresses fashionably, and approaches the world with child-like curiosity. Enrolling in a poetry class, she endeavors to capture life in verse form, but her simple dream of completing a poem is stalled by the early signs of Alzheimer's disease and the h...

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Directed by

Lee Chang-dong

Written by

Lee Chang-dong (Writer)

Runtime

139 minutes

Country

South Korea

Language

Korean

Cast

Keywords

poetry bridge tv addicted person old woman poetry teacher teenage rape

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