One Third
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Chris (Ivo Velon) is a young Buddhist monk living a quiet life in New York's East Village. When the pure and spiritual man meets his 18-year-old prostitute neighbor, he becomes preoccupied with the private details of her life and begins a voyeuristic obsession via a peephole in the wall between their apartments. Diana Gitelman co-stars as the tragic neighbor, nicknamed Lotusia -- after the lotus flower -- despite her not-so-innocent lifestyle.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Vanity productions don't come much worse than One Third."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"Kim has his cast emulate the melodramatic performance style of D.W. Griffith-era silents, but at some point this begins to torture the film into self-parody."
‑ John Anderson, Newsday
"The title eloquently speaks to the film's fractional success."
‑ Nick Schager, Slant Magazine
"Nearly devoid of both dialogue and narrative cohesion."
‑ Jack Mathews, New York Daily News
"The sexual horror makes it difficult to watch at times, but a voyeuristic slant on The Divine Comedy sort of needs to be."
‑ Matt Singer, Village Voice
"A paper-thin wall within a grungy East Village apartment building separates good and evil, hope and despair and Eastern and Western practice in the slightly self-enamored yet generally affecting 1/3."
‑ Laura Kern, New York Times
"A valuable examination of the intersection of Eastern and Western philosophies from a distinctly Asian perspective."
‑ Kam Williams, Upstage Magazine
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