The Taste of Money

The Taste of Money
  • 2012
  • South Korea
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Im Sang-soo
  • Cast: Kim Kang-woo, Yoon Yeo-jeong, Kim Hyo-jin
  • Language: Korean, English, Tagalog
  • UK release: 25 October 2013

In this loose sequel to 2010's The Housemaid, Joo Young-jak (Kim Kang-woo) becomes private secretary to the wealthy Baek family and is soon drawn into the steamy family intrigues. The film has the glossy sheen of a Dynasty-style soap opera, and the clichéd characters and superficial approach make it strictly a guilty pleasure.

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The Taste Of Money

21 Oct 20133 stars

Glossy drama about the corrupting power of wealth from Im Sangsoo

If Jackie Collins ever decided to set one of her torrid tales in South Korea then it might look something like The Taste Of Money. Director Im Sangsoo has a considerable international reputation but his latest film is guilty pleasure viewing, serving up…

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