Lee Soon-jae (left) and Jung Young-sook in a scene from Romang (category: IIA; Korean), directed by Lee Chang-geun.

Romang film review: Korean marital drama muses on dementia and resentment

  • Strong performances from veteran leads Lee Soon-jae and Jung Young-sook help sell this emotional roller coaster, but the audience is frequently wrong-footed
  • In its final act the film finds a strong emotional foothold, with a message that will resonate with older generations from any background
Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films

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Lee Soon-jae (left) and Jung Young-sook in a scene from Romang (category: IIA; Korean), directed by Lee Chang-geun.
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