Instead, his films are listed while broken into two basic categories: the essential starters and the remaining catalog.[Full Disclosure: For this piece, I was unable to find a copy of “Tale of Cinema” (2005) and “The Hill of Freedom” (2014).
You can say that about any filmmaker, but after seeing almost all of Hong’s films, the man does it with such frequency that it’s quite surprising he’s built quite the remarkable body of work, and shows no signs of stopping.
Young-soo and Jae-hoon’s friendship soon gets shaken as they both separately have feelings for Soo-jung. Hong’s films have been referred to as academic, lending themselves to repeat views and deeper analysis.
One can try it with all his films, but several provide diminishing returns.
A charming, yet timid artist named Jae-hoon (Jeong Bo-seok) meets a pretty scriptwriter (and titular virgin) named Soo-jung (Lee Eun-ju), and tries to start a relationship.
She is also helping his director friend Young-soo (Mun Seong-kun) finish his film.