Poetry (2010)

Director
Lee Chang-dong

Main cast
Jeong-hie Yun; Hira Kim; Lee Da-wit; Myeong-shin Park; Yong-taek Kim

Genres
Drama, Foreign

Description
Grandmother Mi Ja (Yoon Jeong Hee) works part-time as a caretaker, and struggles to raise a teen grandson (David Lee, Paradise Murdered) by herself. Despite her tough situation, she speaks softly, dresses fashionably, and approaches the world with child-like curiosity. Enrolling in a poetry class, she endeavors to capture life in verse form, but her simple dream of completing a poem is stalled by the early signs of Alzheimer's disease and the heavy financial and emotional burden of her grandson's shocking wrongdoing.


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