The Host director Bong Joon Ho presents a different kind of monster in a searing, subversive mystery thriller that rips through the facade of small-town Korea. Veteran actress Kim Hye Ja delivers a commanding performance as the devoted mother who goes to desperate extremes to protect her mentally disabled son, played by popular actor Won Bin (Taegukgi) appearing in his first film in five years. Premiering at the Cannes Film Festival, Mother opened in Korea to blockbuster reception, proving to be another commercial and critical hit for Bong.
Seemingly normal people and places peel away to reveal an unsettling portrait of small-town Korea gone wrong in Mother. When mentally slow Do Joon (Won Bin) gets arrested for murder, his mother (Kim Hye Ja) faces an uphill battle to clear his name. Everyone including the police are convinced that Do Joon is the culprit, but she knows that her son wouldn't kill. She begins to dig left and right to find the real killer herself, but her sleepy hometown holds many secrets that are best left unturned.
- Won Bin (Actor)
- Kim Hye Ja (Actor)
- Jin Goo (Actor)
- Director: Bong Joon Ho
- Blu-ray Region Code: A - Americas (North, Central and South except French Guiana), Korea, Japan, South East Asia (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), B - Europe, Africa, Oceania (including Australia and New Zealand), Middle East, French Territories, Greenland
Release Date: 2012-01-04
Subtitles: English, Korean
Country of Origin: South Korea
Picture Format: [HD] High Definition, NTSC
Sound Information: DTS-HD Master Audio
Disc Format(s): Blu-ray
Screen Resolution: 1080p (1920 x 1080 progressive scan)
Publisher: CJ Entertainment
Other Information: 1-Disc
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