History Film / ImACyborgButThatsOk

19th Jan '16 3:53:41 PM TastySauce
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A 2006 UsefulNotes/{{South Korea}}n film by Creator/ParkChanWook, starring Su-jeong Lim and [[KoreanPopMusic pop sensation]] [[Series/TheColbertReport RAAAAAAIIIINNNN!]]

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A 2006 UsefulNotes/{{South Korea}}n film by Creator/ParkChanWook, starring Su-jeong Lim and [[KoreanPopMusic pop sensation]] [[Series/TheColbertReport RAAAAAAIIIINNNN!]]
RAAAIIIN!]]



* CharacterTics: Considering their mental state, it's understandable the characters all have them.

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* CharacterTics: Considering their mental state, health, it's understandable several of the characters all have them.them (although they're mostly played for humour).



** Il-soon wears masks based on other people's faces, hops around like a rabbit and brushes his teeth when upset.
** One male patient walks backwards, says redundant and meaningless things and considers everything his fault.

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** Il-soon wears masks based on other people's faces, hops around like a rabbit rabbit, and furiously brushes his teeth when upset.
** One male patient walks backwards, says redundant and meaningless things things, and considers everything to be his fault.



* EmotionlessGirl: Young-goon tries to be one.

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* EmotionlessGirl: Young-goon tries to be one.one, since cyborgs shouldn't have emotions.



* ForceFeeding: Young-goon is subject to this since she will not eat, with realistically horrible results.
* GadgeteerGenius: Mentally unstable or not, Il-soon shows off his creativity and skills, the Rice Megatron being the sum of all this. It's explained that he used to work as a technician.

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* ForceFeeding: Young-goon is subject to this since she will not won't eat, with realistically horrible results.
* GadgeteerGenius: Mentally unstable or not, Il-soon shows off his creativity and inventing skills, the Rice Megatron being the sum of all this. It's explained that he used to work as a technician.



* LackOfEmpathy: Young-goon wants to get rid of her sympathy so she won't feel bad about murdering the doctors.
* LighterAndSofter: Compared to the director's other works.

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* LackOfEmpathy: Young-goon wants to get rid of her sympathy so she won't feel bad about murdering [[spoiler:murdering the doctors.doctors]].
* LighterAndSofter: Compared to the director's Park Chan Wook's other works.



* MeaningfulEcho: "Just give up hope, and stay strong."

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* MeaningfulEcho: MeaningfulEcho:
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"Just give up hope, and stay strong."



* MyCard: Il-soon gives Young-goon a very convincing one he made himself, as a warranty for life.
* NoPeriodsPeriod: Averted. Young-goon tells her mother she's a cyborg, and her mother asks her if she's feeling ill because she missed a period.

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* MyCard: Il-soon gives Young-goon a very convincing one he made himself, as with a warranty for life.lifetime warranty.
* NoPeriodsPeriod: Averted. Young-goon tells her mother she's a cyborg, and her mother asks her if she's feeling ill strange because she missed a period.



* OneHeadTaller: Il-soon and Young-goon. This is played up during [[spoiler:their first kiss]], where they both try and solve the height difference.

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* OneHeadTaller: Il-soon and Young-goon. This is played up with during [[spoiler:their first kiss]], where they both try and solve the height difference.



* ParentalNeglect: Young-goon's mother is too busy/ashamed to seek help for her, and Il-soon's parents ignored him so much he thought he could turn invisible.
* RaisedByGrandparents: Young-goon's mother states that her mother (Young-goon's granny) raised her while talking to the doctor in the beginning of the movie, explaining Young-goon's love for her granny.

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* ParentalNeglect: Young-goon's mother is too busy/ashamed to seek help for her, and Il-soon's parents ignored him so much he genuinely thought he could turn was invisible.
* RaisedByGrandparents: Young-goon's mother states tells the doctor that her mother (Young-goon's granny) mostly raised her while talking to the doctor in Young-goon at the beginning of the movie, explaining Young-goon's love for why Young-goon is devoted to her granny.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Young-goon goes on an imaginary one against the "white-coats" for incarcerating her and her grandma. It may not be real but it's [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill pretty disturbing]] while it lasts.

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Young-goon [[spoiler:Young-goon]] goes on an imaginary one against the "white-coats" for incarcerating her and her grandma.her. It may not be real but it's [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill pretty disturbing]] while it lasts.



* SoundtrackDissonance: A light hearted waltz plays during Young-goon's bloody killing spree.

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* SoundtrackDissonance: A light hearted waltz plays during Young-goon's bloody [[spoiler:bloody killing spree.spree]].



* TakeOffYourClothes: When Il-soon [[spoiler:pretends to install a device]] in Young-goon's back, he asks her to do this. Subverted as he's the only one who realises how awkward the request sounds.

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* TakeOffYourClothes: When Il-soon [[spoiler:pretends to install a device]] the Rice Megatron]] in Young-goon's back, he asks her to do this. Subverted as he's the only one who realises how awkward the request sounds.



* ToplessnessFromTheBack: Played with. When Young-goon takes her top off in front of Il-soon you'd certainly expect fanservice, however instead we get to see how incredibly thin she has become. Il-soon is clearly distressed by this, although he still caresses her back for good measure.

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* ToplessnessFromTheBack: Played with. When Young-goon takes her top off in front of Il-soon you'd certainly expect fanservice, however instead we get to see how incredibly thin she has emaciated she's become. Il-soon is clearly distressed by this, although he still caresses her bare back for good measure.
5th Dec '15 9:19:00 AM Morgenthaler
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** RaisedByGrandparents: Young-goon's mother states that her mother (Young-goon's granny) raised her while talking to the doctor in the beginning of the movie, explaining Young-goon's love for her granny.

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** * RaisedByGrandparents: Young-goon's mother states that her mother (Young-goon's granny) raised her while talking to the doctor in the beginning of the movie, explaining Young-goon's love for her granny.
25th Mar '15 11:01:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheSociopath: Il-soon, who has [[FunnySchizophrenia schizophrenia]] and [[StickyFingers kleptomania]]. That is, until he [[spoiler:steals Young-goon's sympathy]]...
24th Jan '15 10:09:32 AM MarkLungo
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!!This film contains examples of:

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!!This film contains examples of:!!I'm a Troper, But That's OK:
24th Jan '15 10:09:09 AM MarkLungo
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A 2006 South Korean film by Creator/ParkChanWook, starring Su-jeong Lim and [[KoreanPopMusic pop sensation]] [[Series/TheColbertReport RAAAAAAIIIINNNN!]]

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A 2006 South Korean UsefulNotes/{{South Korea}}n film by Creator/ParkChanWook, starring Su-jeong Lim and [[KoreanPopMusic pop sensation]] [[Series/TheColbertReport RAAAAAAIIIINNNN!]]
18th Jun '14 1:58:09 PM TastySauce
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** RaisedByGrandparents:Young-goon's mother states that her mother (Young-goon's granny) raised her while talking to the doctor in the begining of the movie, explaining Young-goon's love for her granny.

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** RaisedByGrandparents:Young-goon's RaisedByGrandparents: Young-goon's mother states that her mother (Young-goon's granny) raised her while talking to the doctor in the begining beginning of the movie, explaining Young-goon's love for her granny.



* ToplessnessFromTheBack: Played with. When Young-goon takes her top off in front of Il-soon you'd certainly expect fanservice, however instead we get to see how thin she has become. Il-soon is clearly distressed, although he still touches it for good measure.

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* ToplessnessFromTheBack: Played with. When Young-goon takes her top off in front of Il-soon you'd certainly expect fanservice, however instead we get to see how incredibly thin she has become. Il-soon is clearly distressed, distressed by this, although he still touches it caresses her back for good measure.



* WhyAmITicking: Granny tells Young-goon that she is not a cyborg but [[spoiler:a nuke bomb and her purpose it to blow up the world]]. Young-goon tries to go through with it.

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* WhyAmITicking: Granny tells Young-goon that she is not a cyborg but [[spoiler:a nuke bomb bomb, and her purpose it to blow up the world]]. Young-goon tries to go through with it.
18th Jun '14 1:46:19 PM TastySauce
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* SoMyKidsCanWatch: One of the reasons why Park directed this was so his daughter would be able to see one of his films.
6th Dec '13 9:35:51 AM captainpat
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* LadyInRed: Young-goon at the beginning of the film, foreshadowing her near-suicide.
2nd Mar '13 2:16:54 PM Mephistopheles
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* SoMyKidsCanWatch: One of the reasons why Park directed this was so his daughter would be able to see one of his films.
19th Dec '12 7:34:05 AM Oreochan
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* ShinyMidnightBlack: Young-goon's hair often looks blue in the light.
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