Pieta, DVD


Ki-duk Kim directs this violent South Korean drama about a brutal debt collector who seeks redemption from a woman claiming to be his long-lost mother.

While working for ruthless loan sharks as an enforcer, Kang-do (Jeong-jin Lee) has built up a feared reputation amongst the debtors he threatens.

Operating out of run-down factory premises, he employs gruesomely barbarous methods, including maiming, to retrieve handicap insurance from those who cannot meet their payments.

When out of the blue he receives a visit from a middle-aged woman (Min-soo Jo) claiming to be the mother who abandoned him years previously, the coldly emotionless Kang-do angrily refutes her story.

But over the coming weeks, as the woman stubbornly refuses to back down, a growing relationship develops between the two, causing Kang-do to question the life he has chosen.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (18)
  • EAN: 5055201825391
  • Catalogue number: OPTD2640
  • Studio: StudioCanal
  • Release date:
  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: Colour


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