The Last Blossom

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"Sometimes it's too late to show your love"
  • NR
  • 2011
  • 2 hr 5 min
  • 7.0  (212)

The Last Blossom is a 2011 South Korean drama film directed by Min Kyu-dong and stars Chong-ok Bae, Esom, and Jo Han-chul. The movie tells the story of three women in their 70s who live in the same apartment complex in Seoul and are struggling with isolation, loneliness, and the fear of becoming irrelevant. The main character, Wan (Chong-ok Bae), is a former professional dancer who is now confined to a wheelchair due to a stroke. She is bitter and resentful about her physical limitations and has given up on life. Her only solace is her memories of her past career and her deceased husband.

Her neighbor, Yeong-ja (So-ri Moon), is a still-attractive single woman who dresses provocatively and is obsessed with her looks. She spends her days in front of the mirror and tries to attract the attention of the younger delivery man.

The third woman, Jeong-hee (Yeon-hee Lee), is an introverted and lonely woman who has difficulty expressing herself. She has never been married and works at a grocery store. She spends her free time watching TV and talking to her beloved houseplants.

The three women's lives become intertwined when Wan's granddaughter, Ji-hye (Esom), comes to live with her. Ji-hye is a struggling actress who is trying to make ends meet and take care of her grandmother at the same time. She befriends Yeong-ja and Jeong-hee and gradually becomes a bridge between the three women.

As the movie progresses, we learn about the women's pasts, their regrets, and their fears for the future. We see how their interactions with each other bring out the best and the worst in them, and how they ultimately find a new sense of purpose and hope in life.

The Last Blossom is a poignant and beautifully acted movie that explores the themes of aging, loneliness, and friendship in a sensitive and realistic way. The movie's title refers to the idea that even at the end of life, there is still a chance for growth and renewal. The Last Blossom is a reminder that no matter how old we are, we can still bloom and thrive if we are open to new experiences and connections with others.

Overall, The Last Blossom is a highly recommended movie that will touch your heart and leave you with a renewed appreciation for the beauty and resilience of the human spirit.

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    2 hr 5 min
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    7.0  (212)