Synopsis: The lonely and silent rider Tae-suk breaks in empty houses and lives a normal life while the owners are traveling. He does not steal anything and moves from house to house without any loss other than food, and he cleans the houses, provides small repairs or washes some clothes to pay for the hospitality. When he enters in the house of Sun-hwa, he does not see the woman that is wounded in her room after being beaten up on by her abusive husband Min-gyu Lee. Tae-suk helps the hurt woman and when Min-gyu returns, he hits the husband with golf balls and Sun-hwa leaves her husband with Tae-suk on his motorcycle. When they break in the house of an old man, they find that the man is dead and Tae-suk provides funeral service for him. However, his son returns and Tae-suk and Sun-hwa are arrested by two abusive police detectives. He is sent to prison and Sun-hwa is forced to return home. But she never forgets him.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Ki-duk Kim
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
  15 wins & 9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
88 min

We are currently on a family trip.

If you need to reach us,

please call tomorrow.

Be happy!

Open the door.

You have the keys!

You wanted to go on a trip so badly.

What's wrong now?

You call that a trip?

It was hell.

Get rid of that right now!

Shoot me. Shoot me.

Please make my day.

Why aren't you picking up?

Are you still angry at me?

I'm sorry.

Hurry and pick up.

I've done everything for you!

What are you unsatisfied with?

You are driving me nuts!

Pick up the phone!

Damn it!

Pick up the phone now!

You want to see me

go crazy again?

I want to talk, so pick up!

If you don't answer the phone,

I will go home right now.

What are you doing

with all the doors open?

And can't you answer the phone?

I couldn't get any work done

on my business trip!

Why are you ignoring me?

Do I look that foolish to you?

Am I your slave?

What do I need to do?

Think it's easy to live this well?

I told you not to wear this!

Why do you keep doing

the things I hate?

I'm sorry.

I'm sorry.

I don't know why I act this way.

I love you.

Please make me happy.

Why? Why do you make

me feel so wretched?

For once let me do as I want to!

Think I'll devour you?

Am I some insect?

Just please hold still. Please.

What the hell?

Who's playing golf in my yard?

How'd you get in here?

Hello? Is this the police?

What are you doing?

Are you crazy?

Hello? My house is...

Hi, this is Oak Jin-gon.

I'm abroad right now

for a photo shoot.

If you need to reach me,

please call O11-342-3464.


Hi, you've reached the home

ofJi-eun and Hyun-soo.

We're in Hawaii now

for our three year anniversary

If you have something to say,

please leave a message after the beep

What the hell's this?

See if they've taken anything.

Honey! Honey!

Who the hell are you?

What are you drunk idiots

doing in my home?

And why are you two

wearing our pajamas?

- Anything stolen?

- No.

If you're not thieves,

then what are you?

Mi-young. open your eyes!


Mi-young, wake up!


Mi-young, are you alright?


Mi-young, wake up!

Wake up! Mi-young!

Mi-young! Mi-young!

Mi-young, wake up!

Please open your eyes!

We are off to Jeju Island!

If you need to contact us

please call back in three days!

Be happy!

Dad, did you call?

Are you okay, dad?





Who are you people?

What are you doing

in my father's home?

Where's father?

- Father!

- Father!

- He's not here.

- What?

You two.

Stay where you are.

Come outside.

Hello? This is the police, right?

Yes, I have a situation here.

Please come quickly.

What did you do to the old man?

Sweetheart, you tell me.

You killed him, right?

What's this?

I see you've broken into

many other homes.

So you took pictures

as if it was your own home.

Officer Lee, see if their owners

reported a burglary.

Yes, sir.

You two. What did you steal

from all these homes?

This punk needs to learn a lesson.

Take the woman outside.

Sorry to keep you waiting.

He buried him secretly

near his apartment.


- Officer Lee!

- Yes, sir!

Take the CIS team

to his father's apartment.

Open the lid.



Doesn't look like

he was buried in secret


Missing Person Report

This is you, isn't it?


Yes, I understand.

Illegal entry. Murder.

Abandoning a dead body.


If you have any others,

tell me now.

What did you do to that woman?

What did you do to her

to keep her so silent?

Sir, he's clean.

Also, I called some of the houses

he shot with the camera,

and they said nothing was stolen


- Bring her husband when he comes.

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