* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Yeong-wook Jo's very baroque soundtrack only adds to Geum-Ja's grace and elegance.
* CompleteMonster:Mr. Baek, the main character Ms. Geum-Ja's old partner who makes her take the fall for a young boy Baek himself murdered, sending Geum-Ja to prison for years. Upon her release, Geum-Ja plans revenge. Baek hideously mistreats his wife physically and sexually and is found out to have become a SerialKiller of [[WouldHurtAChild children]] while Geum-Ja was in jail. Baek would abduct children, send out ransom notices...and then murder the children anyways before he even got the money. The reason? He just [[ChildHater didn't like children.]] And he wanted to buy a yacht.
* MemeticMutation: "Ni na jaraseyo." Which means, "Go mind your own business", became an extremely popular phrase in Korea.
* TearJerker: Watching Baek's snuff movies where he kills the children.
** The birthday party for all of Baek's victims
** The rice-cake. ItMakesSenseInContext.