original Korean title AENGMUSAE MOMEULO ULEOTDA
[Screeching Lament of the Parrot]
also known as THE PARROT SINGS WITH HER ENTIRE BODY and
THE PARROT CRIES
director: Jeong Jin-Woo
starring: Jeong Yun-hie · Hae Hwang · Choi Yun-seok · Kim Hyeong-ja
classic award-winning erotic drama, directed by Jeong Jin-Woo, initially
found trouble with government censors upon its debut in 1981, but after
winning a court decision [and receiving numerous Industry accolades] it
found boxoffice success upon a re-release in 1983.
Choi is impotent. Longing for a family after the death of his wife, he
adopts infants Mun and Su-ryun, and raises them in his humble home in
the wilderness. Mun goes to college in Seoul but has a difficult time
adjusting the life in the big city. He soon goes back to the country home.
At that point, Mun learns that Su-ryun is not his 'blood' sister and they
become romantically involved. When Dad discovers their intimacy, he forces
Mun's return to Seoul. But on his way, Mun meets a young dancer named
Suk and decides to take her back to his home. Trouble soon erupts and
- one rainy night after Su-ryun has run away - she is viciously raped
and killed under a bridge.
film [shot in Todd-Ao Scope] with
optional English subtitles; 122 minutes,
on a DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT.
Extras include original theatrical Korean trailer.
for Mature Audiences