Ode to My Father (2014)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 4/5

 
PROS –
1) A lifelong story of self-sacrifice chronicling the journey of a man from Hungnam Evacuation to German coal mines to Vietnam war and finally to Busan.
2) Mak-soon reunion scene – a grand tear-jerker
3) A central theme very similar to Forrest Gump.

 
CONS –
N/A

 

QUOTE –
“This is no playground. We’re not going for fun. Grab my hand tight”

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