Director Kim Ki-deok’s new work “Time” has been selected as the opening movie of the 41st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival held in Czechoslovakia. The organizer of the film festival said that it was honored to screen Kim Ki-deok’s new film for the first time in the world.
The movie portrays lovers who make an extreme decision to overcome a relationship crisis and to rekindle their love. Actors Seong Hyun-ah and Ha Jeong-woo play the female and male leads of the film.
Two years after getting together, Se-hee feels that Ji-woo’s love for her has been cooling. Gripped by anxiety, Se-hee makes the extreme decision to have plastic surgery and become a different-looking woman. Six months later, Se-hee approaches Ji-woo to start a new love relationship pretending that she is a different woman. Against her expectations, Ji-woo cannot forget his "ex"-lover and Se-hee is caught in a dilemma.
" Plastic surgery has become a hot topic in Korea, covered in films ranging from horrors like Cinderella to romantic comedies like 200 Pounds Beauty. Kim addresses this controversial theme in a slightly different way. Se Hee (Sung Hyun Ah) and Ji Woo (Ha Jung Woo - The Unforgiven) have been together for years, but their relationship is slowly dying down, their love changing into a mere mildly pleasing familiarity. To solve her problems, Se Hee makes a drastic decision: change her facial appearances completely through plastic surgery and start a new life. Weeks later, Ji Woo meets a strange waitress at a cafe. She calls herself Sae Hee and, even though he's never seen her before, something feels strangely familiar "