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Oasis, 2002

Oasis
Directed by: Lee Chang-dong
Written by: Lee Chang-dong
Language:  Korean
Country:  South Korea
Runtime:  132 min
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Oasis can be described as emotional, touching, and bittersweet. The plot revolves around starting over, an unlikely couple, and being haunted by the past. The main genres are drama, foreign, and romance. In terms of style, Oasis is a melodrama. In approach, it is serious and realistic. The storytelling is slow paced. Oasis is located in Korea. It takes place in contemporary times.

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Oasis (2002)
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A troubled young man in his twenties is released from prison only to commit social atrocities. He rapes... more

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Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Release date: 11 January 2003
Runtime: 132 min

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Kyung-gu Sol Kyung-gu Sol As Jong-du Hong
Nae-sang Ahn Nae-sang Ahn As Jong-Il Hong
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Los Angeles Times
An unforgettable experience from yet another filmmaker who is making South Korean cinema one of the most vibrant of any emerging on the international scene.
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by: Kevin Thomas
The New York Times
The remarkable if overlong Korean film Oasis strips away much of the sentimentality and goody-two-shoes attitudes that the movies traditionally display toward disabled people.
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The synopsis on here doesn't give a very good description of this movie, so anybody who is looking for a feel good romantic drama will most likely be turned off by what they see. It shows love in a very raw and complicated form that some people are...
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