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By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Dark, twisty, violent tale of amnesia and murder.

Movie NR 2018 108 minutes
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This thriller gets off to a galloping start and could easily become a cult classic. Director Jang Hang-jun switches genres and moods effortlessly, twisting the plot back and forth in time, moving from believability to disbelief-suspending with a steady hand. Even when Forgotten feels as if the latest turn seems incredible and the story may be losing its through-line, Jang Hang-jun snaps the narrative back onto his carefully drawn map dictating the bizarre journey this movie is built to take us on. For example, given the sloppiness of a barely planned murder, it seems inconceivable that the crime goes unsolved for decades. So, yes, there are shaky plot points, but the heart and empathy this movie is ultimately based on emerges at the end even if "happily ever after" cannot be achieved. Kids and younger teens will almost certainly be frightened by chases, torture, and bloody murder scenes.

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