• Released
  • January 9, 2008
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • Drama
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The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
Woman On The Beach is a stripped-down, witty explication of how we all get stymied by the impulses and options inherent in the simple act...
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80

Variety

By Todd McCarthy
A wonderful, serious-minded romantic comedy-drama.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
A South Korean romantic comedy by Hong Sang-soo, who has been likened in style to France's venerable Eric Rohmer.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Accessible, and often funny.
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70

Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
Dry, wry, difficult-to-capture comedy.
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70

The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
Wry and tender and delicately melancholic, Woman on the Beach shows a newly confident filmmaker again working near the top of his form after...
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70

Village Voice

By J. Hoberman
Albeit not as textured as Hong's past few films, Woman on the Beach is no less engrossing--a rueful tale of karmic irony, self-deceived...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The two-part film focuses on Jung-rae's one-night stand with the protégée of a colleague he invites to his seaside retreat, and then with a...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Richard James Havis
The film lacks Hong's usual insight and narrative innovation. It occasionally even feels self-indulgent.
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