full title
VERTIGO (2019)
  • Director JEON Gye-soo
    Year 2019
    Status Completed
    Genre drama, romance
    Starring CHUN Woo-hee, YOO Teo, JEONG Jae-kwang
    Running Time 114 min.
    Country of Production South Korea
    Festival & Awards 2019 Busan International Film Festival - Panorama
    2019 Hawaii International Film Festival - Spotlight on Korea
    Synopsis Seo-young sways dangerously by the window on the edge of her 42nd floor office at 148 meters above sea level that overlooks the port.
    Tired of her selfish mother, Seo-young lives alone and works as a graphic designer of an IT company’s R&D team. Haunted by past wounds from her parents, Seo-young suffers from tinnitus and vertigo which started when she had moved to her new office in the sky a few months ago. All alone, the only thing she has to rely on is her secret relationship with Jin-soo.
    Jin-soo, a perfect man on the outside yet a lost soul inside, craves to find new love but his mind is never settled.
    Seo-young and Jin-soo, the manager of the R&D team, are secretly dating, but becomes vulnerable to an unexpected provocation.
    Saddened by the death of his only sister, Gwan-woo navigates around a 70-story high-rise on ropes.
    While cleaning windows on ropes at Landmark Tower one day, Gwan-woo becomes intrigued by Seo-young who watches him in awe from the other side.