A Man Who Loved a Prostitute is a 2023 South Korean romance film directed by Lee Sang-woo and starring Kang Ha-neul and Han Ji-min in lead roles. The film tells the story of a man who falls in love with a prostitute, and the challenges they face as they try to build a relationship.
The film was released in theaters on March 10, 2023. It received positive reviews from critics, who praised the performances of the cast, the direction, and the screenplay.
A Man Who Loved a Prostitute was released in theaters on March 10, 2023.
- Kang Ha-neul as Ji-hoon
- Han Ji-min as Mi-rae
- Kim Young-kwang as Hyun-woo
- Kim So-jin as Ji-hoon’s mother
- Kim Byung-ok as Mi-rae’s father
- Kim Sung-kyun as Mi-rae’s boss
Ji-hoon is a young man who works as a delivery driver. He meets Mi-rae, a prostitute, and they fall in love. However, their relationship is challenged by the fact that Mi-rae is a prostitute, and by the disapproval of Ji-hoon’s family and friends.
As the story progresses, Ji-hoon and Mi-rae try to overcome the challenges they face, and to build a lasting relationship. However, they are ultimately faced with a difficult choice: whether to stay together, or to go their separate ways.
A Man Who Loved a Prostitute received positive reviews from critics, who praised the performances of the cast, the direction, and the screenplay.
The Korea Times gave the film 4 out of 5 stars, saying that it was a “beautiful and heartbreaking love story.” The Hankyoreh gave the film 3.5 out of 5 stars, saying that it was “a well-made film with some powerful performances.”