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Memories of Murder


Not Rated

Box Office: $0.0M


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Cri br3240 Blu-ray Criterion Collection
UPC: 715515257718
Cri d3241d DVD Criterion Collection
UPC: 715515257817
04/20/2021 Not Available

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On DVD August 16 2005Now Available

Product Details


Song Kang-ho, Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Roe-ha, Song Jae-ho, Byun Hee-Bong


Bong Joon-ho


In his breakthrough second feature, Bong Joon Ho explodes the conventions of the policier with thrillingly subversive, genre-defying results. Based on the true story of a string of serial killings that rocked a rural community in the 1980s, Memories of Murder stars New Korean Cinema icon Song Kang Ho as the local officer who reluctantly joins forces with a seasoned Seoul detective (Kim Sang Kyung) to investigate the crimes—leading each man on a wrenching, yearslong odyssey of failure and frustration that will drive him to the existential edge. Combining a gripping procedural with a vivid social portrait of the everyday absurdity of life under military rule, Bong fashions a haunting journey into ever-deepening darkness that begins as a black-comic satire and ends as a soul-shattering encounter with the abyss.

Director-Approved Two-Blu-ray Special Edition Features
• New 4K digital restoration, supervised by cinematographer Kim Hyung Ku and approved by director Bong Joon Ho, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
• Two 2009 commentaries featuring Bong and members of the cast and crew, plus a new commentary featuring critic Tony Rayns
• New program featuring filmmaker Guillermo del Toro
• New interview with Bong about the real-life serial killer who inspired the film
• Documentary from 2004 on the making of the film
• Deleted scenes, with optional audio commentary by Bong
• New program about the use of sound in Bong’s work, featuring film scholar Jeff Smith
• Incoherence, a 1994 student film by Bong, with a new introduction by the director
• Teaser, trailer, and TV spot
• PLUS: An essay by critic and novelist Ed Park




Not Rated


132 Minutes


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