Desperation, longing and romantic mystery decisions are the order of the day in the new trailer for Consequences. Courtesy of MUBI The Decision to Leave is the latest effort from director Park Chan-wook, the acclaimed director behind Oldboy. The images tease a quietly terrifying story of romance gone wrong that begins when a person gets caught up in curious situations. The detective in charge of the case soon falls in love with the man’s widow. A more complicated situation when she is the prime suspect. You can watch the trailer below for the verdict.
“A man fades from the top of a mountain in South Korea,” the official synopsis for The Decision to Leave begins. “Did he jump or push?” When Detective Hae-joon arrives on the scene, he begins to suspect the dead man’s wife, Seo-rae, but as he digs deeper into the investigation, he becomes caught in a web of deception and lust.
Decision to Leave seems to be another example of why director Park Chan-wook has become so famous for his previous efforts through Oldboy, Sympathy for Mister. Revenge” and “Lady Vengeance,” collectively known as the Revenge Trilogy.The trailer for The Decision to Leave certainly teases similar omissions in the director’s previous work, as Park Hae-il’s lost and alone.The detective is gradually drawn into the story of twists and turns Park Chan-wook recently won Best Director at Cannes in the year 2022. For his work “The Decision to Leave” for the festival.
Produced, co-written and directed by Park Chan-wook, “Decision to Leave” stars Tang Wei as the mysterious widow Seo-re and Park Hae-il as detective Hye-joon, who when they get caught goes then finds himself in his trap was cast into a trap. The supporting cast includes Lee Jung-hyun, Go Kyung-pyo, Park Yong-woo and Jung Yi-seo.
Decision to Leave recently screened at the Toronto
This international film festival was released in Korean theaters in June. Early reviews praised the late director Park Chan-wook, with many praising his use of noir icons and his ability to create a beautiful cinematic experience.
“The lead director taps into cinema’s glamorous past in a nostalgic neo-noir you won’t see until then, while The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw decides to leave it spectacular,” said Total Cinema’s Neil. Smith awarded it a 5/5, saying, “It’s beautifully done and beautifully illustrated, and Tang Wei is wonderful.
“It is no coincidence that Park Chan-wook’s films create confusion and mystery. The director has mastered the ability to lay out detailed plots that happily unfold as details emerge. “Stack up, and ‘Decision to Leave’ is no different,” Ianna said. The playlist is retold by the Dead. “The plot reads like an early ’90s Hollywood erotic thriller – off or basic instincts – this park is not here for adventurers or divas,” added Time Out’s Philippe de Semlin. The decision to leave is currently Rotten Tomatoes
Decision to Leave opens in theaters in the US and Canada on October 14 and in the UK and Ireland on October 21.