A Hot Roof

A Hot Roof


Total votes: 54

Screenwriter: Jang Jin

Release Date: Sep 8, 1995

Duration: 1 hr. 48 min.

Year: 1995

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 개같은 날의 오후

Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

Alternative Titles: Gaegateun Naluiohu,

Genre: Drama


This film is a social comedy which depicts women’s endeavor to get the right to live free from men’s harsh in a male dominated society. The sultry weather is never-ending. People cannot sleep on account of the habitually oppressive heat. The hot days make people irritable. A husband, who habitually beats his wife, is hated by his neighbors. When the neighborhood women come to her rescue, they mistakenly beat her husband todeath. Ten of them escape to the top of the apartment building. Each of these women have their own stories and their own reasons for supporting each other. Their sisterhood helps them to be strong and challenge the brutality they sometimes face at their men’s hands. They fight for the right to live free without harsh.


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