Original name: 스플릿
Director: Choi Kook Hee
Runtime: 126 min
What could infuse new meaning into the lives of a former professional bowler and and his bookie?
Chul Jong (Yoo Ji Tae) was once a legendary bowler who saw his career come to an abrupt end due to a devastating car accident. He now works in a junkyard and bowls on the side to pick up extra money.
Hee Jin (Lee Jung Hyun) is the bookie who sets up the side games for Chul Jong in the hopes of making money herself to get her father’s bowling alley out of deep debt.
Their dreary existence changes when they spot Young Hoon (David Lee) at the bowling alley. Yoon Hoon is autistic, but his ability to analyze the lane and the pins make him unbeatable at bowling. Can Chul Jong and Hee Jin help Young Hoon develop his talents and keep him out of the hands of those who want to exploit the young man?
“Split” is a 2016 South Korean film directed by Choi Kook Hee.