The Korean film Decision to Leave is a real success, especially for its artistic achievement. Discover the music from the film!
Decision to Leave is a 2022 South Korean romance and mystery film produced, co-written and directed by Park Chan-wook. It stars Tang Wei and Park Hae-il. In April 2022, the film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, where Park Chan-wook won Best Director. The film was theatrically released on June 29, 2022 in South Korea.
Filming takes place between October 19, 2020 and March 12, 2021, all over the country, but especially in Busan – including Geumjeongsan Mountain, Korea Maritime University, the ceramic village in Gijang, etc If you have seen the film, the music of certain passages has certainly marked you, in particular the one that the grandmother listens to in a retirement home. If you are looking for the title of these songs, it’s here!
What is the music that makes up the film Decision to leave?
Mist is the first song by famous Korean folk singer Jung Hoon Hee, released in 1967. This song is a masterpiece that harmonizes the dreamy voice of Jung Hoon Hee and the melody of composer Lee Bong-jo. It was also used as the theme song for the 1967 film of the same title Mist.
Another music that makes up the main theme of the film is quite different since it is Gustav Mahler’s 5th symphony which was composed between 1901 and 1902.
If you haven’t had a chance to watch the movie, here’s the Decision to Leave trailer:
For the rest of the music, Jo Yeong-wook is on the baton.
For those who are unfamiliar with the film, here is an excerpt from the Wikipedia synopsis: “Hae-Joon, a police officer, investigates the death of a man in the mountains and meets the mysterious wife of the deceased, Seo-Rae , with whom he falls in love. She doesn’t seem surprised and unaffected by her husband’s death. Of Chinese origin, she works as a caregiver for the elderly and is much younger than her husband. Her work also provides her with her alibi: she was working at the time of death, which is confirmed by the agency that employs her, who telephone the elderly every morning to confirm the presence of the caregiver. The deceased worked for the immigration services, and was obviously being blackmailed for accepting bribes. Would he have committed suicide? He was also an abusive husband. »
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Published on 07/18/2022 at 16:41
By Leo G.