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Rights of the handicapped

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Jong-du, a man with a slight mental handicap, leaves jail after doing time for accidentally running someone over. On retur-ning home, his own family disown him. One day he decides to visit the family of the man who died in the accident and he meets his daughter, Gong-ju, who suffers cerebral paralysis and who lives practically abandoned by her brother in a miserable flat. After raping her on their first meeting, they start a love affair which only meets witth disapproval from everyone around them.

Year: 2002
Origin: Hego Korea
Direction: Lee Chang-dong
Production: Cho Min-cheul, Jeon Jay, Myeong Gye-nam, Lee Chang-dong / Dream Venture Capital, East Film Company, UniKorea Pictures
Script: Lee Chang-dong
Photography: Choi Yeong-taek
Music: Lee Jae-jin
Mounting: Hyun Kim
Actors: Sol Kyung-gu, Moon So-ri, Ahn Nae-sang, Ryoo Seung-wan, Chu Kwi-jung
Duración: 132 min.
Contact: Finecut
Email: jennyhan@finecut.co.kr
Web: www.finecut.co.kr