History Film / SympathyForLadyVengeance

2nd Nov '16 11:37:36 PM Pysiewicz
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* ArbitraryMaximumRange: Geum-ja's gun can only be fired at close range. It's still very effective.

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* ArbitraryMaximumRange: Justified. Geum-ja's gun can only be fired accurately at very close range.range, since it's smooth-bore. It's still very effective.
31st Oct '16 7:12:07 AM leraluna
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* ExtremeMeleeRevenge: Although GoryDiscretionShot spares us from nightmarish sights, [[spoiler: Mr. Baek meets a slow end at the hands of his victim's relatives, who strike him blows with weapons like daggers, scissors and ''axes''. The relatives are shown after all covered in blood.]]
30th Oct '16 8:03:09 AM leraluna
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* INeedAFreakingDrink: [[spoiler: The murdered children's parents needed one before going through their collective revenge]].
30th Oct '16 7:55:44 AM leraluna
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* TheDogBitesBack: Mr. Baek's wife teams up with Geum-Ja (who helped her in jail) to make him pay for his crimes.



* EvilTeacher: Mr. Baek has a job as an English teacher that makes it easier for him to avoid suspicion.

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* EvilTeacher: Mr. Baek has a job as an English teacher that makes it easier for him to avoid suspicion.suspicion, when he's actually a ChildHater SerialKiller.
* EverybodyDidIt: [[spoiler: Mr. Baek is killed by Geum-Ja along with the relatives of the children he murdered in a Literature/MurderOnTheOrientExpress fashion.]]



* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Geum-Ja kills]] the Witch by methodically poisoning her food with detergent, "cleaning" her stomach, as the other inmates joke. She was convicted for killing and [[ImAHumanitarian eating]] her husband and his mistress.

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* KarmicDeath: KarmicDeath:
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[[spoiler: Geum-Ja kills]] the Witch by methodically poisoning her food with detergent, "cleaning" her stomach, as the other inmates joke. She was convicted for killing and [[ImAHumanitarian eating]] her husband and his mistress.mistress.
** [[spoiler: Mr. Baek is killed by Geum-Ja with the help of the families of the children he murdered.]]



* SlasherSmile: Mr. Baek's wife has smiles with her mouth covered with blood has she managed to subdue her husband and Geum-Ja ahows up.



* TragicKeepsake: Baek's mementos are later given to the victims' relatives.

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* TragicKeepsake: [[spoiler: Baek's mementos are later given to the victims' relatives.]]
30th Oct '16 7:34:01 AM leraluna
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* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler: Won-mo's missing marble, which was the element that convinced the detective of her innocence. The real killer, Mr. Baek, had the marble hanging on his cell phone strap like a trophy.]]



* EvilMakeover: As she is finally released, Geum-Ja cuts her hair in a more mature hairstyle and wears red eye shadow so she wouldn't look angelic.

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* EvilMakeover: As she is finally released, Geum-Ja cuts her hair in a more mature hairstyle hairstyle, wears leather clothes and deliberately wears red eye shadow so she wouldn't look angelic.



* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Geum-Ja kills]] the Witch by methodically poisoning her food with detergent, "cleaning" her stomach, as the other inmates joke. She was convicted for killing and [[IAmHumanitarian eating]] her husband and his mistress.

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Geum-Ja kills]] the Witch by methodically poisoning her food with detergent, "cleaning" her stomach, as the other inmates joke. She was convicted for killing and [[IAmHumanitarian [[ImAHumanitarian eating]] her husband and his mistress.
30th Oct '16 6:56:40 AM leraluna
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* FoodPorn: Look at ''that cakes''. It has to be expected when the protagonists is a SupremeChef and works in a bakery.



* ImAHumanitarian: What the Witch did to her husband and his mistress

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* ImAHumanitarian: What the Witch did to her husband and his mistressmistress. She is arrested when she was doing a barbecue with [[NauseaFuel saucy hubby meat]].
30th Oct '16 6:46:40 AM leraluna
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* EvilMakeover: As she is finally released, Geum-Ja cuts her hair in a more mature hairstyle and wears red eye shadow so she wouldn't look angelic.


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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Geum-Ja kills]] the Witch by methodically poisoning her food with detergent, "cleaning" her stomach, as the other inmates joke. She was convicted for killing and [[IAmHumanitarian eating]] her husband and his mistress.
* LadyInRed: Aside from wearing red eye shadow, Geum-Ja wears a red négligé when she seduces her younger co-worker.
9th Oct '16 3:55:01 PM bt8257
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* BlackAndGrayMorality: Described almost perfectly with PayEvilUntoEvil. No one has any illusions that what they're doing is good.

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* BlackAndGrayMorality: Described almost perfectly with PayEvilUntoEvil. No one has any illusions deludes themselves into thinking that what they're doing is good.



* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: The prison priest turns out to be hired by Baek to spy on Geum-ja]]

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* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: The prison priest turns out to be hired by Baek to spy on Geum-ja]]Geum-ja.]]
9th Oct '16 3:54:27 PM bt8257
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%%* AntiHero



%%* BestServedCold
%%* BewareTheNiceOnes: Geum-ja.
%%* BittersweetEnding
* BlackAndGreyMorality: Described almost perfectly with PayEvilUntoEvil. No one has any illusions that what they're doing is good.

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%%* BestServedCold
%%* BewareTheNiceOnes: Geum-ja.
%%* BittersweetEnding
* BlackAndGreyMorality: BlackAndGrayMorality: Described almost perfectly with PayEvilUntoEvil. No one has any illusions that what they're doing is good.



%%* BrokenBird: Geum-ja, and some of the other female convicts.



%%* TheDeterminator: Geum-ja.
%%* DeadpanSnarker: Both Geum-ja and her daughter.



* [[{{ExcessiveEvilEyeShadow}} Excessive Anti-Heroic Eye Shadow]]: A running gag, in which people wonder just what possessed Geum-ja to start wearing hot pink, or rather almost blood red, eye shadow.
%%* EarnYourHappyEnding: Geum-Ja and her daughter.
%%* FalseConfession

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* [[{{ExcessiveEvilEyeShadow}} [[ExcessiveEvilEyeShadow Excessive Anti-Heroic Eye Shadow]]: A running gag, in which people wonder just what possessed Geum-ja to start wearing hot pink, or rather almost blood red, eye shadow.
%%* EarnYourHappyEnding: Geum-Ja and her daughter.
%%* FalseConfession
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%%* TheKillerBecomesTheKilled
%%* MamaBear



%%* MoralityPet: Geum-ja's daughter Jenny.



%%* AnOfferYouCantRefuse
%%* OutGambitted: Baek.
%%* ParentalAbandonment: Not done on purpose in Geum-Ja's case.



%%* {{Revenge}}



%%* TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse



%%* TranquilFury: Geum-ja.



%%* WhatYouAreInTheDark
%%* WouldHurtAChild: Mr. Baek.



6th Jun '16 9:45:45 PM jewelia13
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** or jokes that the dog had it coming. re: SadisticAudience.
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