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Gangbyeon hotel

Gangbyeon hotel is a movie starring Ju-bong Gi, Min-hee Kim, and Hae-hyo Kwon. It is the dead of winter and a poet invites his sons to join him at a hotel for a reunion. The hotel also hosts a newly single woman who has a friend...

Other Titles
Hotel pored reke, El hotel a orillas del río, Hotel by the River, Gangbyun hotel, Hotel nad rzeką, Hotel sobre el río, 川沿いのホテル, O Hotel às Margens do Rio
Running Time
1 hours 36 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Sang-soo Hong
Sang-soo Hong
Ju-bong Gi, Hae-hyo Kwon, Seon-mi Song, Min-hee Kim
South Korea
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

It is the dead of winter and a poet invites his sons to join him at a hotel for a reunion. The hotel also hosts a newly single woman who has a friend keep her company and with whom she shares a room, strolls and conversations. The poet is drawn to the beautiful girls and cannot resist the temptation to discover more. Their lives intersect, connect and disconnect and potentially become a metaphor for modern life.

Comments about drama «Gangbyeon hotel» (8)

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Albert Herrera

Three highly trained assassins from the South Korea's anti-drug task force (the K-Force) go to Thailand to hunt down a local drug dealer (Chen Kuan Yee). During the course of the job, the assassins get involved in a kidnapping plot by the rival gang. As the film progresses, it develops a complex story which contains many hidden messages. Some of the messages relate to religion, such as the second assassin (played by Philip Kwok-Kwang) who believes in the religion of Han, the Chinese god of war. Others involve the relationships between the assassins and the victims. Also, it was the first time in South Korea's history that two high profile professional assassins were killed in the same year, making this film a milestone for South Korea in terms of the international film industry. The performances of all the actors were very good, especially that of Cung Lee. He was able to maintain the different tones of his character, acting in a way which made him the perfect choice for the part of the second assassin. The director, Jeong-Sun Chung, is very adept at making a psychological thriller, where the viewer doesn't know what is going to happen next. He combines a gritty tone with a beautiful set design, creating a film which can be enjoyed by people from all ages.

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Douglas Myers

I was drawn into this film by the well-written and compelling story. As an Asian-American I had never seen a movie like this one. The story of a group of girls who were abused by their abusive father. I also liked the fact that the story was set in a hotel, and the actors did a wonderful job in portraying the girls. I was very impressed by the performance of the young actresses, especially the beautiful Chinese actress. I was very impressed with the directing and writing of the movie. I also really enjoyed the cinematography. I really liked the color and light of the movie. I also really liked the way that the actors portrayed their characters, which is very difficult to do in a movie like this one. The way that the actors portrayed their characters was very convincing and very believable. This is a very good movie that I would recommend to anyone who wants to watch a good movie. This movie will touch you, it will make you think, and it will make you feel. I am a very happy and very satisfied person after watching this movie.

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Judy L.

Trip to Thailand: The Movie (2009) - 1 out of 5 stars (unrated) The theme of this film is not to be thought about the Thailand tourism. However the movie is quite entertaining as well. The film is not just about the movie to have some interesting story, it's about the journey that these people took. For me, this film was a pleasant way to spend 2 hours. It is not the typical movie that you can watch and enjoy. As a result, it is not a film that you can look back on. The film is a way to make me think about Thailand.

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Benjamin Banks

A reasonable life is a gift from the government. Life is the gift that you choose to give away. Now if you could do that, why would you do it? This film takes place in a small Korean village and focuses on the characters of the family of a girl who has grown up in poverty. The father (Chow Ji-hwan) is a farmer who works hard to give his daughter a better life. His only son (Gee, played by Jang Yoon-ki) is a criminal who works hard to steal from the community. The girl (Song, played by Park Sang-jin) is afraid of men and doesn't know how to get help. She was kidnapped by a man (Jang Myung-hwan) who works at the hotel where she works and the only way he can get to her is to rob the hotel and take her to his home. The father (Chow Ji-hwan) is the guy who stays by the girl and the guy that works at the hotel. When the girl goes to get a ride, the father goes along with her and waits for her at the hotel. When the girl gets to the man's home, the father waits for her and when she returns, the father waits for her at the hotel again. As time passes, the father finds out that the girl had been kidnapped. What happens next will leave you asking questions and in my opinion, you'll be very surprised. I had a very hard time understanding the meaning of the movie. I don't know why they had to show a lot of killing and violence. If they'd show the mom getting raped or the father getting killed, it would have made the movie a lot better. The best part of the movie is when the father finds out that the girl has been kidnapped. The movie is very realistic and you'll be happy when the end comes. If you're looking for a more intense drama, try Outlander.

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Diana H.

This is the second film by our trusted director, Mohnish Pabrai, following on from Noisia's 'Empire'. His style is quite similar to that of Noisia, but he also gives us a more cinematic approach, whereas Noisia relied too much on the soundtrack and too much on editing to give us the full effect of the movie. It is also interesting to note that Mohnish's films often show a small number of people in the film, but also on-screen, and this time he has chosen to do this at the hotel itself. If you are like me and like to see more of the world of South Korea, then this film will definitely get you talking about South Korea's cinema. I was very impressed with the performances given by the cast, especially by actress Jung Eun-hye. I'm not really familiar with her, but I think she is an up and coming actress, so I was very impressed by her portrayal of a woman who has suffered from domestic abuse and who is trying to make her way in life. I also liked the storyline, which I won't reveal here, but I do believe that it is very true to life. I also really enjoyed the cinematography. It was very fresh, which is a common trait of the director's films. I also liked the way that Mohnish incorporated elements of different genres into the story. This is also a theme of his other films. I do think that he is one of the best directors in South Korea, but I think that Noisia is the film that I will most remember about him. Noisia is an inspirational film, but I also think that it is very entertaining and educational as well. It's a very good film that you should definitely check out.

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Patrick Tucker

It is a fantastic movie, it made me cry so much. It is a good movie and it is much better than the last one. It is like a Hollywood movie, but it is better. It is a very touching movie and it is much more of a movie than a musical, it is not only for one story, it is very complex and it is a very good movie. I recommend it for every person to watch. I hope you will watch this movie. The camera work is amazing, so so, I wish more movies like this will be made. It is a very good movie.

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Keith Wallace

An interesting story and a great performance by a very young Chang Cheh. Good music and narration. Can be missed by some of the audience because of its serious side. But the story is gripping and has a lot of surprises. It is a classic story of human behavior and it is a better lesson to learn in a theater than reading the book. It has some things that make the movie so interesting, like the way Chang Cheh expresses his emotions. He is a young actor and he is really good. Great performance by Chung Cheol-yeol.

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Benjamin Garcia

This is a very touching movie.It's hard to believe that it's been 25 years since the movie was made,but it's still a very relevant movie.This movie shows that even though a girl is bullied,she has to fight for her rights and fight for her life. It's a very powerful movie,it shows the true meaning of love and friendship.This movie is really worth watching.