Rent Woman is the Future of Man / Tale of Cinema (2005)

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Synopsis:
This collection brings together 'Women is the Future of Man' and 'Tale of Cinema', the fifth and sixth films by Hong Sangsoo, the masterful South Korean filmmaker who has been favourably compared to that great French observer of human foibles, Eric Rohmer.

Woman is the Future of Man (2004)
Movie tells of two long-time friends, a filmmaker (Kim Taewoo) and a teacher (Yoo Jitae), who have had an affair with the same woman (Sung Hyunah). The friends decide to meet the girl one more time and see what happens...
Tale of Cinema (2005)
'Tale of Cinema' uses the trope of a film within a film to tell two stories, that of a depressive young man (Lee Kiwoo) who forms a suicide pact with a friend (Uhm Jiwon); and the tale of a filmmaker (Kim Sangkyung) who sees see a film that he believes was based on his life, and who meets the actress from the film with view to turning their onscreen relationship into reality.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Lee Hanna, Marin Karmitz, Han-na Lee
Voiced By:
Ho-jung Kim
Writers:
Sang-soo Hong
Aka:
Yeojaneun namjaui miraeda / Geuk jang jeon
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Countries:
Korea, Comedy, Drama, Romance
BBFC:
Release Date:
Not released
Run Time:
178 minutes
BBFC:
Release Date:
16/07/2018
Run Time:
177 minutes
Languages:
Korean
Subtitles:
English
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Newly filmed introductions to both films by Asian cinema expert Tony Rayns
  • Introduction to 'Woman Is the Future of Man' by director Martin Scorsese
  • The Making of 'Woman Is the Future of Man', a featurette on the film's production
  • Interviews with Kim Taewoo, Sung Hyunah and Yoo Jitae, the stars of 'Woman Is the Future of Man'
  • Interviews with Kim Sangkyung, Lee Kiwoo and Uhm Jiwon, the stars of Tale of Cinema
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