Although the general path followed by the plot is pretty straightforward, Song leads us down many odd and fascinating detours.
There is So-yeon's uncle, a middle-aged man with bleached blonde hair who hasn't spoken since his wife abandoned him.
The controversy of The President's Last Bang was being played out in the courtrooms and in the entertainment news.
The collapse of the Pi Fan Film Festival was a hot topic and the hype surrounding the impending release of Another Public Enemy was overwhelming.
Git was originally commissioned as a 30-minute segment of the digital omnibus film 1.3.6.As an omnibus work, 1.3.6 has to be considered a failure, especially as the three films (Jang's amusing Sonagi Epilogue, Lee's poorly-received Mobius Strip, and Song's poetic Git) don't match, not just in length but in form, content, mood, style, and quality.But if Song betrayed the spirit of the omnibus project, he remained true to the needs of his film.In a year that has been lacking in unexpected discoveries, Git is an exciting find.At its rousing premiere at the Green Film Festival in Seoul, a prominent Korean film critic told me it may be the best romance Korea has ever produced.