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Golden Lion Winner 'Pieta' Is A Violent, Twisted And Beautiful Movie (Trailer)


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The trailer for controversial director Ki-Duk Kim's latest movie Pieta is here, ahead of its full release in the U.S. The gritty Korean drama became the first movie from the country to win the most prestigious prize at the Venice International Film Festival, the Golden Lion, and it's received heaps of praise from critics.

It follows the story of Lee Kang-Do, a man working as a debt collector in the brutal world of Korean loan sharks. He collects one-month repayments with 1000% interest and returns the cash to his ruthless boss. In order to ensure he receives the cash every time, he forces those unable to pay up to sign insurance forms for a disability, severely injuries them, and claims the insurance. It's all pretty grim, until a woman claiming to his mother turns up unexpectedly.

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Lee Kang-do is immersed in the cruel world of loan sharks in which he is a brutal debt collector in a poverty-stricken area. He collects one-month repayments with 1000% interest by any means possible to return to his ruthless boss. In order to make sure he receives the money every time, he makes those unable to pay up sign an insurance form for a disability before severely injuring them and claiming their insurance. However, his life is thrust into confusion when a woman shows up at his door claiming to be his mother who abandoned him as a child. He initially ignores her, refusing to believe her story, but she continues to follow him and he eventually lets her into his life as long as she can prove her relationship with him. They spend time together and he gives up his life of crime in order to enjoy his life with his newfound parent. Unfortunately, escaping his past is less straightforward than he liked to think and soon the pair are forced to face the shocking costs of Kang-Do's criminal misdeeds.

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