Movie was released on 2010-05-13, the IMDB rating is 7,8 (upd: 09-18-2020) and lasts 139 min. Poetry belongs to the following categories: Drama. Directed by Lee Chang-dong.Overview
Grandmother Mi Ja works part-time as a caretaker, and struggles to raise a teen grandson by herself. Despite her tough situation, she speaks softly, dresses fashionably, and approaches the world with child-like curiosity. Enrolling in a poetry class, she endeavors to capture life in verse form, but her simple dream of completing a poem is stalled by the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and the heavy financial and emotional burden of her grandson’s shocking wrongdoing.