Movie: Late Autumn
Revised romanization: Manchu
Director: Kim Tae-Yong
Writer: Kim Tae-Yong
Producer: Lee Joo-Ik
Cinematographer: Kim Woo-Hyung
World Premiere: September 10, 2010 (Toronto International Film Festival)
Release Date: February 17, 2011
Distributor: CJ Entertainment
Country: South Korea, U.S.A.
Anna Chen’s (Tang Wei) highly jealous husband discovers that Anna has rekindled a relationship with her first love. When Anna’s husband confronts her about their relationship a terrible fight ensues. Anna awakens from a daze and discovers that her husband is dead. The police arrive.
7 years later, Anna learns in prison that her mother has passed away in Seattle. Prison officials grants Anna a three day furlough to attend her mother’s funeral.
Anna sits alone on a bus about to embark on a long trip to Seattle. A man in a hurry suddenly boards the bus right before its departure. The man doesn’t have enough money to pay for the ticket so he looks over to the seated passengers. The man spots Anna and walks confidently to her. He smiles and asks to borrow $30. The man eventually gets the $30 and is able to ride the bus to Seattle.
The sweet-talking man’s name is Hoon (Hyun-Bin). He is a Korean immigrant who works as a gigolo. Hoon is now on the run from a wealthy client’s furious husband. These two seemingly lost souls are about to share three memorable days together …