One-Third (2006)

Director Yongman Kim draws inspiration from Dante's Inferno for this tale of a Buddhist Monk who longs to help his beautiful and troubled neighbor, but whose deliberate attempt to refuse to choose between righteousness of evil results… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 6, 2006
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2007
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Vanity productions don't come much worse than One Third.

John Anderson

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.

Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

The title eloquently speaks to the film's fractional success.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

Nearly devoid of both dialogue and narrative cohesion.

Matt Singer
Village Voice

The sexual horror makes it difficult to watch at times, but a voyeuristic slant on The Divine Comedy sort of needs to be.

Laura Kern
New York Times

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.

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Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine

A valuable examination of the intersection of Eastern and Western philosophies from a distinctly Asian perspective.

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[font=Century Gothic]"One Third" is a movie that takes a unique approach by trying to tell a story in this day and age with almost no dialogue.… More