Chul-soo (Eui-chul Jung) is a student at the local university and a a part-time courier. He has the job so he can pay for the university tuition fees. One day he has to go to the city of Yeosu to deliver the ashes of a dead homeless person. Mi-jin (Joon-hee Koh) attends the same university and was forced to become a surrogate mother so she could pay for her university tuition fees. After having her baby she however changes her mind and flees to Yeosu with the baby. There they both meet each other.
This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago.
The movie is centered on a couple, Nader and Simin, and their 11-year-old daughter, Termeh. Nader and Simin are about to leave the country for good; however, Nader has a change of heart and decides to stay and look after his father who suffers from Alzheimer's disease.
There is a new criminal mastermind at large--Professor Moriarty--and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Have you watched Ryeosu yet? What did you think about it?