PIETA Review

The films of prolific South Korean director Kim Ki-duk have delved into some of the ugliest sides of human nature, as well as some of the divine. He’s an auteur capable of being both grotesquely controversial (The Isle) and peacefully introspective (Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring). The sharp divide in style and themes meets head-on in his new film, Pieta, a challenging tale of revenge and motherly love that knows no boundaries. Not even the gross ones. The film won the Golden Lion at last year’s Venice International Film Festival and now its hitting the States. Proceed past the jump for my review of Kim Ki-duk’s Pieta. READ MORE...

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