Oki's Movie
Oki's Movie (2012)

Documentary filmmaking is the secret star of the elegant narrative film Oki's Movie, a quartet of interlocking vignettes by Korean auteur director Hong Sang-soo and one of the most important films in his oeuvre. An official selection of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 16, 2012
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Noel Murray
AV Club

As always with Hong's films, Oki's Movie goes through stretches where it seems aimless and self-indulgent, followed by stretches where it's sharp, funny, and poetic.

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Michelle Orange
Village Voice

If the characterizations are fleeting, the recessive mood is not: Hong's signature observational style is at once offhanded and astute, romantic and lightly chilled.

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Hong Sang-soo once again corroborates auteurist theory at the same time that he reveals the potential shortcomings of its practice.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Mr. Hong's casually brilliant feat of storytelling, akin to an ingeniously wrought suite of literary short fiction.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The director finds interesting ways to present a ménage à trois and expose the main characters as narcissists, flawed people and hypocrites.

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Diva Velez
TheDivaReview.com

Oki's Movie's original and clever premise, charming execution and memorable performances come together beautifully to create a picture that's both captivating and emotional.

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David Fear
Time Out New York

You'll find yourself wanting to immediately go back to the beginning and reassess every conversation, every gesture, every long-held grudge.

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Eric Kohn
indieWIRE

A curious oddity worthy of multiple viewings and lengthy contemplation, but its tricky formalism makes it less overtly satisfying on an emotional level.

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