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Gook

Gook is a movie starring Simone Baker, Justin Chon, and Curtiss Cook Jr.. Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, own a struggling shoe store and have an unlikely friendship with Kamilla, a street wise 11-year-old African...

Running Time
1 hours 34 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Justin Chon
Writer
Justin Chon
Actors
David So, Curtiss Cook Jr., Simone Baker, Justin Chon
Country
USA
Year
2017
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, own a struggling shoe store and have an unlikely friendship with Kamilla, a street wise 11-year-old African American girl. Kamilla ditches school, Eli stresses about the store, and Daniel tries to have a good time. It's just another typical day at the store until the Rodney King verdict is read and riots break out. With the chaos moving towards them, the trio is forced to defend the store while contemplating the future of their own personal dreams and the true meaning of family.

Comments about drama «Gook» (24)

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Terry Sanders

Although I am not familiar with Choson Night's work, I did enjoy his last feature film, "Mai fang beng" ("Mask of the Butterfly") which is about a man who hates the government, and he decides to kill himself. The theme in this film is beautifully executed, and the dialog is written well, making the story as realistic as possible. A young woman, surnamed Choo (Nan) is a prostitute and a sort of crack addict, and she has a good relationship with her client, though she is a bit clingy. She is also a great cook, and does a lot of cooking. She is a cheerful person, but in the scene where she is talking to the client in a public park, her behavior gets a bit reckless. As the story unfolds, you can see how selfish she can be, but she is not a bad person. So she is a good person. Anyway, the film tells a kind of personal story. The plot is told in a very realistic way. It is interesting and interesting how the film looks like. The character she plays is a prostitute, and her character is very realistic. She is often confused, but always having the right attitude. This is one of the best scenes in the film. As the film proceeds, the character she plays is never a bad person, and she does not make mistakes. It is a kind of realistic film, but it does not look like a documentary. It looks like it is a documentary, but it does not look like a documentary. Also, you can see the differences between the film and reality. In the film, there are lots of people in the scenes, but in reality, there are only a few. If the film had more people, it would have been better, but this is not a big issue. Overall, a very good film. The acting is very good, and the music by Peng Shu is very good. The characters are realistic, and the story is realistic, but the story does not look realistic, as I said before. However, if you are a person who likes to have a good film, then I would suggest you to see this film. This is a very good film, but I think the film is a bit too long. I rate it 7/10.

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Phillip Soto

This film is about a young couple. The film begins with a school-day performance of "The Nutcracker". The kids are happy and happy, smiling and joyful. Then the movie turns to a family dinner. One of the kids has had a bad reaction to a soup that the family made. The boy has a difficult time sitting down on a plastic chair. As the night's play is over, the family goes to bed. As they turn the TV on, they see that the son has had a new experience of some sort. He was naked, and the woman who came to the house that night has gotten to the boy's room and he's gone. The mom's reaction is about as boring as her reaction to the last supper. I'm not going to give any spoilers away, but the people who have seen the movie will know what happens next. The movie goes from a lovely family dinner to a film about a young man being lost in the wilderness. Some of the people watching the movie do not realize that they are watching a dark comedy. I really liked the film. I think that the kids did a wonderful job and I think that the actors did a fantastic job. This film does have a few bad moments. But I was glad to see that it was a real movie, not a short made-for-TV movie. This is a movie that most of us will love. * out of *

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James Gonzales

BETTER THAN YOUR MIND. IN A MANY WAY. WOOT. This movie is about the nightmarish tale of how one young woman, with a great mind and a voracious spirit, actually "ruined" her life. Through a series of odd events, we get a glimpse into her past, and we discover that she was a victim of domestic violence, and how this story ended. On the surface, it would seem that this movie is just another revenge film, a particularly unoriginal retelling of the "romantic revenge" genre. However, a little more thought and research reveals a very interesting story. It is a story of strength and the essence of manhood. It is a story of an impossible ideal. A story of a young woman's ability to overcome adversity, and it's consequences. What is most important about this film is how it is made. While its story is not new, its execution is very effective. It is stunning to look at, with a style that is both effective and elegant. It has a very low-key style that is both elegant and effective. This is accomplished in the way it is shot, with very interesting use of camera angles and lighting that add to the atmosphere and quality of the film. The story is at times hard to follow, and some of the transitions between scenes can be a bit abrupt, but there are definitely enough elements that set this apart from other movies, that make it a very enjoyable watch. This movie is truly a must see for any lover of cinema.

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Scott P.

A BOTTLE OF AVALANCHE is a film about the characters in a small town in Maine who have the courage to take on the public health authorities, when they are confronted with the practice of selling the illegal drugs that kill so many young people each year. The social commentary of the film is clear: we're all drug dealers. Too bad the message gets lost in the labyrinth of drugs and violence and their place in society. This movie is a little bit like Paul Schrader's Schindler's List. I think Schrader was more concerned with the pain that the Jewish parents felt at the hands of the Nazis than the people who were actually being killed. It's hard to watch a film like this when you know that there are thousands of people like the people in this film. The way the audience is allowed to become involved in the story and to care for the characters is great.

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Jason

A few years ago, there were several new award nominations for Best Foreign Language Film. If we compare them with the record for the most nominated foreign film last year, it is with a little less than half of what is being honoured here. The Swedish film "The Square" was nominated for best foreign film at the Berlin Film Festival, but won best foreign film at the Oscars, and so the record goes for Best Foreign Film. "The Square" is one of those rare foreign films that is in a position where it deserves every accolade it receives. As a coming-of-age story, it is amazingly gripping. The events taking place in the square are true, but the film doesn't get as far as being any kind of 'historical' statement. Rather, the events are truly riveting, showing us a young girl's strength, compassion, courage and intelligence, and showing us a young man's insights into himself and the world around him. The film is played out from the point of view of a young girl who is being brought up in a refugee camp, where she and her family have to make their way. There is no father in the household, and she comes to rely on the care of an older woman and her son. The family slowly becomes more isolated and isolated becomes more distant. We watch a girl come to realize her own strength, and develop compassion, and we see a young man and woman with a fierce, unquenchable love for each other, despite all the barriers that separate them. The boy is an outcast from the rest of the family, but we see him develop a sense of community with the older woman. The film is extremely evocative, with very strong, thoughtful, and compelling performances, and a very poignant and thoughtful ending that might be one of the most memorable of all time. I would give this film an Oscar for Best Foreign Film. The screenplay, the directing and the acting, all of it is excellent. The music, also, is great, with memorable numbers sung by Swedish singer Lina Worton. "The Square" is a very good film. It is a very powerful film, and shows us what we need to see. It shows us that there is something more profound, more valuable, and more important in our lives than what we are given in our everyday life. I believe that this film is a very important film, and a good way to introduce people to the world of the refugee crisis. It is also a beautiful film that is highly recommended.

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Kevin

What was missing from this film were the raw feelings of the everyday man. It was a very interesting film, with some great performances, I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys good stories about the time of human existence, and even more so, the experiences of war and a human tragedy. This film portrays the drama of everyday life with the occasional sound of gunfire and of bodies being buried in mass graves. There are no songs, no comedy, just the dramatic story of the everyday man who struggles to make a life, and what he can do to save it.

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Amy

Here's my recap of the film: Five days before her due date, a Japanese woman is told she must appear for an ultrasound before going to meet her husband and her parents. The Japanese lady has a six year old daughter who is clearly very ill and we begin to learn that the daughter is being kept in the hospital. We follow the woman who's a well-intentioned nurse working with the family to help them through the time period. After the daughter's pregnancy is over, we get to know the family's other two children. They are 16 year old brothers who have not been able to speak or do much of anything. I enjoyed this film and felt it was very much in the tradition of the Korean movies I've seen. It was shot in a beautiful black and white color and you can't help but be immersed in the lives of the family. It's sad to think that so many Japanese have been taken from their homes and put into the hospital and gone to die during the 1990s. I applaud the director for not over-saturating the family with death. A more grim movie that shows a mother and her husband looking for a better life after the worst tragedy they've experienced. I think the film takes you into their lives and the most ordinary of lives. I thought this movie was a winner.

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Gloria

No doubt that I am in the minority when it comes to hating a film with the lowest rating possible, but I found it very hard to sympathize with any of the characters and there was not a single likable character. There was some very very strong criticism of the Catholic Church and the Church hierarchy, yet no one was able to express these ideas with compassion or wisdom. The film was very dark and disturbing, yet it wasn't shocking or scary at all, it was creepy. I could only describe it as "spiritual" and the story seemed like a melodramatic made-for-TV version of the biblical story of the Tower of Babel. In short, I found the film to be very poorly written, it was poorly directed, and the acting was terrible. I strongly suggest that anyone who reads this review to avoid this film and watch something else.

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Laura R.

I'm not exactly sure what to make of this film. On the one hand, it is very funny, touching and poignant at the same time. On the other hand, it also has a very serious tone. On top of that, it seems to have a connection with the Korean War and the feelings of those who have survived it. What this film says to me is that all war survivors should read the book, just to know that it does not make you a hero or a bad person. War, at its worst, is the saddest thing you can imagine, and the most horrible thing that happens to us all. And all survivors should read this book and know that it does not make you a hero or a bad person.

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Jeffrey

I was really impressed by this movie. I was totally caught off guard at first. Although I thought it was going to be a predictable, preachy, conservative movie, the very interesting story line and great acting make this a real good movie to watch. This is something I can easily recommend to friends and family, but I can't stress enough the importance of reading the books before you watch it. I think that even if you have never read the books, it will make you understand the storyline and the characters. I was quite surprised at how good the movie was even after I watched it several times. This is the first movie I have seen in a long time that was good from start to finish. I would strongly recommend this movie to anyone who is into YA movies, or just like a good story line.

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Susan

It's interesting to note the manner in which the two stories overlap and flow in parallel. The few minutes of the two stories may overlap to some extent but not to the point of boredom. The real questions of life are not of the superficial sort, which are the true causes of war, it's the social factors that get in the way. The parallels between two periods in history are striking. One of the most important of these is the story of the dying Great Japanese Empire. The empire fell in 1931 after an assassination attempt on its Emperor. The subsequent postwar period saw a cultural renaissance, but not before years of gangsterism and other social ills. This led to a great crisis in the years between World War II and Japan's surrender in 1945. It's interesting to note the similarity of the films of The Blue Cliff and The Hotel California. Both have their heroes returning from war to find their empire destroyed by the forces of modernization and its bitter consequences. There is a similar, though shorter, attempt to return from war to the former empire of China. The parallels between the two tales are striking and a good film for any academic interested in Japanese history. This is not a film to be taken seriously.

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Christian Simpson

This film is not for everybody, though I think it is a good film that leaves us with a lasting impression. The film has a message in the end, though I'm not sure if it's a good one. It's still a very good film. I think that the actors, even though they were over-acting a little bit, did a very good job in the film. The story is really great and very relevant today. There is a lot of symbolism in the film. The film also made me think about the impact of tobacco and how it has affected people's lives. I think it's a really good film and I would definitely recommend it to people who enjoy movies about the big bad world. It's a very good film. I give it 8/10.

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Jennifer Sullivan

I'll be honest, this is not an Oscar caliber film. You know the one where you watch the movie and every scene is tied together by a string of symbolism? I saw it with a friend in the theater who was happy with it. It's really that simple. I thought it was a good movie, I just thought it could have been a lot better. The way it was filmed is pretty nice. I guess the point is I think the movie is good because of what it is. It's not the perfect movie I want to see, but I think it is a good watch for the average person. Maybe there are better movies out there that you can see more than once. I think that's part of what makes this a movie worth seeing.

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Nathan

This is another of the many books in the Darrlwyn, Greenleaf trilogy. You know the story. One of the three year old boys dies, leaves a book and his mother, leaves it with the boy's friend. And the boy's mother, after a while, is able to write in it, discover the good in it, and makes a book that is a success. The story is told beautifully, and this is not a children's story. The story is about love, and the life. It tells us the values and the things we need to live. The voice, the story, the colors, all made me feel great. I loved this movie.

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Douglas Anderson

.without any of the usual film fluff. Too bad there isn't more of them made.

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Austin Kim

This film shows the personal and deep-seated relationships between men. It's an uncomfortable film to watch at first, because it's not so much a drama as it is a very personal tale about men and their relationships. The pace is slow and sometimes it's hard to keep up. I don't want to ruin the film for people who have not yet seen it, so I won't talk about the story, though the script does a good job. The story has two main characters. The father-in-law played by Shoojit Sircar, and the father-in-law's son played by Tom Sizemore. The two young men have very different personalities and this movie shows the effects of these different personalities on their relationships with each other. There is the father-in-law who is extremely obsessed with his son and the son who is obsessed with his father-in-law. The relationship between these two men is very complex. Each man is different and their relationship is complicated. Tom Sizemore is the father-in-law, but he is not very much like the father he has lived with since his father passed away. Tom Sizemore is rather charismatic and is very convincing as a father-in-law. He is as much a father as his son is, and it's not surprising that he is attracted to him. He keeps his distance from his son, which is a bit strange since he is the one who wants his son's attention. Shoojit Sircar is extremely intense in the role of the father-in-law. He is the one who cares about his son, and he can't stand the idea of his son having a relationship with another man. He hates his son, but he's also very loving and very loyal to him. His relationship with Tom Sizemore is extremely complicated. His wife left him for another man, and his son has a close relationship with a woman whom his father-in-law won't even speak to. He knows that he must keep this relationship secret, but he keeps telling his son about it. His son finally breaks down and tells his father-in-law that he wants to have a relationship with his son. Shoojit Sircar's character is an extremely loving father, and his son is very passionate and extremely intelligent. He's passionate about music and has a love of girls. But he's also passionate about music and has a crush on the daughter of his new wife. His son is incredibly dedicated to his father-in-law and loves him unconditionally. The son makes an enormous effort to have a relationship with his father-in-law, and his father-in-law actually has to fake his own death and has to pretend to be dead to keep his son from having a relationship with his son. The son has to pretend that his father-in-law is dead, but his father-in-law actually is not dead. Shoojit Sircar is extremely loving and loving his son, and there is no other person in the world that would have this kind of relationship with his son. Shoojit Sircar is the father-in-law. His son, Tom Sizemore, is the son. Shoojit Sircar wants his son to be a musician, and Tom Sizemore has a dream to be a musician, which is quite amazing. Tom Sizemore also does a great job at being a father, but he also has problems with his son's love for his father-in-law. I think that Shoojit Sircar and his son have good chemistry together, and I think they are a good father-in-laws. In the end, Shoojit Sircar has problems with his son's love for his father-in-law. I think that the love that Shoojit Sircar has for his son is very much real and that his son knows this love. The conflict that Shoojit Sircar has with his son is the problem with his son. Shoojit Sircar's son is very passionate about his father-in-law, but he has a problem with his father-in-law. Shoojit Sircar has problems with his son. I think

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Matthew S.

The basic idea behind this movie is the return of a charismatic historical figure, to a backdrop of low-budget film making and the fate of a lot of local communities, all while being presented in the most naturalistic way possible. While many details may change from the original story, there is still a connection between the main character and the characters he encounters, and they are very well written and acted. I really like the use of natural lighting and atmosphere. There are some dramatic camera moves and close-ups that are very effective, and there is an epic look that is very effective. I thought that the acting was very good, with the exception of one or two actors. My vote is eight. Title (Brazil): "Macarena Para O Tempo" ("The Storm on the Moon")

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Carl T.

I saw this film a couple of months ago and I was thoroughly surprised. I expected a very low-budget film, similar to "Slumdog Millionaire" or "LOL". What I saw was actually one of the best films I have ever seen. The plot is simple: a "failed" English film-maker loses everything he owns, including his family and possessions, and is forced to become a bum in a foreign country where he is forced to work for no pay. The film starts off slow, but the stories unfolds and slowly builds the tension until the end. I have never seen a film with a strong social message in it, and this film definitely proves this. The acting is good, especially by the main character. The background score is also very pleasing to the ears. Overall, "The Dope Trade" is a very good film. Don't be afraid to watch it. It's one of the best films of 2009!

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Nathan S.

This movie may be a metaphor for my first love. It showed me a lot of truths about our lives. I liked it. My heart went out to all the characters. As a movie, it was good, but the way the characters acted seemed scripted. The way they spoke sounded like they were speaking for a grade school student. I thought the camera work was beautiful and added to the beauty of the movie. The scenery was beautiful. I think it was one of the best movies I've ever seen.

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Richard W.

TK Wong's "Raising the Bar" has a lot of good qualities, the first being that it's one of the best dramas ever made. Second, it has a great performance by the main character, Tony Leung, who plays a high-profile media executive. He is brilliant in this movie. He is a fantastic actor. This movie is a unique and interesting one. This movie is also a good comedy. It is very colorful and entertaining. The movie also has a great soundtrack. The movie has a very stylish and good story. The movie also has a good cast, with several fine actors. My vote is eight. Title (Brazil): "Raising the Bar"

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Arthur

This is a very honest and very funny movie. The acting was well done, and the situations the actors were in were very realistic. It really showed the difference in how the people in society saw the Asians and how the people of color perceived Asians. The movie was very true to life, not all the characters were people of color, and most of the roles were played by Asians. The actors, the director, and the cinematography of the movie is amazing. You could tell that the movie was made in about 3 days, and it felt like a hundred years. It was amazing how it brought together the diverse groups of people in the city in a believable way. The cinematography was really beautiful, and the movie was quite fast-paced. I really recommend it.

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Douglas

I will start this review with a question. If you enjoyed this film, I have a question for you. If you have seen the film and your response is positive, would you also like to see the work of other actors (or creators) who have contributed to the film? One of my favorite stories of movie, however, is the Lasseter Brothers's 'The Grinch.'. For some reason I have never heard of this story, and I believe the reason for this is because it isn't really that good. This film, on the other hand, I have never seen but it's really good. I understand that I am one of those who has never seen the original, but I would like to see it as well. There are so many ways to show the Grinch. I know you can't just show the grinch because he is the main character. I mean we are told he is the main character, but we don't see it because he is not in the film. However, the Grinch is important because it is the first feature film, and it was all filmed in a studio. How did you make the film without the Grinch? It is a classic example of how to make a film without the grinch. They have also done a great job with the ending. They do a great job with it and I hope that I am not being completely unfair. They show what is happening, they have a great feeling for the audience, and they end the film on a high note. That is my opinion on the film. That being said, I can't stop thinking about what I want to say. What I want to say is, that this film is really good. It is really good. I can't wait to see it again. I really enjoy it. I think this is one of those films that you can't just throw out. It really deserves to be seen.

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Tammy E.

i have seen a lot of bad movies lately.but this is the most of them.some good too but they are all about the same things.i don't like to criticize movies because it's my own opinion.the movie has a message about friendship and love.i think that is a good thing.i have watched a lot of movies about love and friendship.but this is the best of them.there are a lot of things in the movie that is not very easy to believe but it is still true.i don't know why a lot of people are criticizing this movie.i am not trying to make a big issue out of this movie.i don't think a lot of people have the attitude of hating this movie.it is a movie that has been written and directed by Mark Charees.i hope there are more movies like this.i am really looking forward to this movie.i don't know how many people liked this movie but i am sure it is not a lot.

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Willie

This film is a great attempt at understanding the process and effect that an oil strike can have on the whole economy. A true reflection of the devastating effect that the economic downturn of the early 80's had on the oil sector of the country. The full story of the production company and the strike is very well-told and is extremely well-acted. It was probably the most brutal period of the oil industry. I was especially impressed with what they were able to do in a short time. To make it seem realistic, they did a lot of research to show how people would react and how they would behave. It is very well done. They were not afraid to show how things would go down. The scenes are so well-handled and the cast does a good job at showing their emotions. There is a scene where they show the reporters and cameraman, and they do a great job of showing the reporters' emotions and actions and trying to balance the good and bad for both sides. I highly recommend this film to anyone that is into the oil industry. I also think that anyone who is into the oil industry should watch this film. A must-see.