While her husband is on a business trip, Gamhee meets three of her friends. She visits the first two at their homes, and the third she encounters by chance at a theater. While they make friendly conversation, as always, several currents flow independently above and below the surface.
Rightly named one of 2020’s best films, The Woman Who Ran finds the delightfully prolific Hong Sang-soo at his most bare and gentle. Kim Min-hee’s luminous presence fills the screen in this disarming minimalist gem, where wisdom emanates from small talk and men don’t seem to fit in a feminine world.