Monday, 28 March 2011

Bong Joon-ho. South Korea. 2010. 129 mins. Cert 15

A riveting thriller laced with wry humour, Mother has been described as Hitchockian, but that is to undermine the originality of this extraordinary film’s direction, cinematography and editing. Kim Hye-ja plays a woman desperate to prove the innocence of her feeble-minded son when he faces a murder charge.

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