Patate (1969)

Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - South Korea  |  
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After a teenage bride marries an older man, she is shocked to discover he is not a wealthy member of the aristocracy. Although from a noble family, he is a lazy idler often fired for sleeping on the job. She takes a job removing caterpillars from trees. Her government-sponsored boss seduces her and gives her a raise, both of which are fine with her husband. She tries to save money to buy a farm someday, but her husband gets the money from her boss and gambles it away. The enraged woman attacks her boss for giving the money to her worthless husband in this comedy drama.



bridge [structure], con/scam, gambling, marriage, May-December-romance, romance, seduction, teenagers