7 Reasons Why Beer Is Better Than a Lover
(Maegjuga ae-inboda Joh-eun 7gaji i-yu)
Director: Park Chul-soo
Script: Kim Sang-soo
Cinematographer: Choi Jung-soo
Music: Byun Sung-young
Cast: Bang Eun-jin, Choi Sung, Park Chul-soo
Park Chul-soo Film Co Ltd
35 mm, Colour, 105 min,
OV Korean with French Subtitles
A Korean funeral at countryside… Close relation between life and death… Everybody's problems…
The old man Park's funeral has brought his whole family together. The oldest son sings prayers in memory of his late dad. Others recite Buddhist prayers. The dead man's sister tries to sell insurance companies. The widow doesn't say a word.
Everbody is drinking beer and soju. Everybody drinks, talks, eats and cries...Nobody really cares about the dead man.