Isn’t there a day when you just want to sit down and weep your heart out?
On a day like that, it might be helpful to cry out while watching sad movies. Sometimes, crying makes me feel better.
Here are 7 Korean movies that you can watch when you want to cry.
What’s your favorite movie on this list?
A woman who’s very forgetful meets the love of her life. They quickly fall in love and get married. Then, she finds out she has Alzheimer’s disease. Although it might sound cliche and obvious, the film unfolds the story well.
A grandmother, who was one of the victims of the Japanese Military during World War II, is living an ordinary life, hiding her past from others. After a series of events, she decides to learn English to go to the United States Congress and testify at the Comfort Women public hearing. It’s such a touching movie.
Requested by her nun sister, a woman visits a prison to meet a death row inmate. They find out they both have depressing, traumatic childhoods and find happiness for the first time in their lives through each other. They fall for each other even when they know how it will end.
It’s a documentary film about the love of a married couple in their old age. A 98 year old grandfather and an 89 year old grandmother have been married together for 76 years. The film shows the last 15 months of their marriage.
A woman named Failan immigrates to Korea after her parents passed away to look for her only remaining relative. But she finds out her relative has already emigrated to Canada. In a difficult situation, she meets a gangster who agrees to have a fake marriage so that she can legally stay in Korea.
After her husband dies from a car accident, a woman moves to Miryang, her husband’s hometown, with her only child, Jun. She’s trying to live a new life in a new town. Then, something unexpected happens that turns her life upside down.
A mentally disabled father raises his daughter with all his heart. He accidentally gets involved in the death of a child and is arrested on charges of rape and murder that he didn’t even commit. He ends up in a cell room no.7 where he meets five other inmates who help him to see his daughter again.