Decision to Leave Gets Highest Jury Marks with Broker Coming in Near the Bottom of Movies in Contention at 2022 Cannes Film Festival

So this is just the jury votes and doesn’t mean the movies are bad if its gets on the low side of the marks, it just isn’t as good as the higher voted ones. Of the two K-movies in contention at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival they occupy the top and bottom of the vote spread. Korean direct Park Chan Wook‘s police procedural maybe romance Decision to Leave with Park Hae Il and Tang Wei ends the screening period with the highest of all movie votes with 3.2 average, and even more impressive it was the only movie to break 3 in average. Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda and his first Korean cast movie Broker with Song Kang Ho, Kang Dong Won, and IU got a 1.9 average near the low as the lowest average vote was 1.8. While Decision to Leave got rapturous reviews from the critics, Broker is coming off with very good reviews as well more of a feel good movie with a strong message but not as artistically and directorially exceptional. K-ent is coming away feeling very happy with this year’s K-offering contention at the festival.

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