In the Chosun dynasty, the royal court is meeting to determine the correct period of time that the dead king's mother should mourn, with one faction arguing that there can be no doubt that it should be one year and the other faction arguing that there can be no doubt it should be three years. Somewhere in the midst of the insufferably boring argument, there is a little hint of romance. Well worth missing.
A Crimson Mark, dir. Park Hyun-Jin, 2004 South Korea, 13 min., in Korean with English subtitles
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