By Seewoo KIM


Drama - Completed 2021

Living in furious desperation?
Those who have want more, those who do not have need more,
In a breath of a moment, a man who lost everything
And a woman with nothing to lose from the beginning
Meet and face each other in their desperate lives.

    • Year of production
    • 2021
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 115 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Seewoo KIM
    • Writer(s)
    • Seewoo KIM
    • Producer(s)
    • Seewoo KIM (9tales Korea), Frank PARK (9tales Korea)
    • Synopsis
    • Taehong is a doctor married into an aristocratic conglomerate family. One day he finds himself trapped in an old decrepit room. His wife, his friends, the media, police, gangsters, and pimps all coerce to destroy Taehong. A prostitute who happens to enter the room helps Taehong to escape, but soon realizes there is nowhere in the world where they can go. Hongdan escapes to China with her family as a child to be free from a desperate life, but after being trafficked and sold she becomes pregnant and gives birth to her daughter. Hongdan defects to South Korea to pay for her daughter's surgery from a serious illness, but falls deeper into a wretched life selling her body. Hongdan is offered money for her daughter’s surgery if she kills Taehong. Hongdan and Taehong face each other in their desperate lives at the edges into hell.

      Nobility, Yeonsu lives at the very top of society as an elite
      Destitute, Hongdan lives at the very bottom of society as a wretch
      Plebian, Taehong lives somewhere in between

      The man who fell into hell in a breath of moment
      The woman who has been living in hell from the beginning,
      Man trapped in the past, woman trapped in the past and the future.
      The two are faced with each other’s desperate lives in hell.