Tae-suk (Hyun-kyoon Lee), a nice looking young man, has a beautiful, fairly new motorcycle but no place of his own to live. He does, however, have a lockpick, and a rather freaky method to find shelter each night. His job (not necessarily a legitimate one) is to tape restaurant advertisements to the front doors of houses and apartments on a street of his choosing. Returning the next day, the doors that still have the promo sheets attached are, likely as not, empty.
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Samaritan Girl is a strange, strange trip through the pathetic lives of a pair of Korean prostitutes/schoolgirls. When one offs herself (the cops are closing in and she jumps out of a window), the friend (who got her into this business in the first place), retraces her coital adventures for an unknown reason. Along for the ride is her father, shadowing every encounter, and getting into an altercation with each man the young girl sleeps with -- typically slapping him upset the head until one or both of them runs away in tears. He never confronts the daughter, and in the end they wind up stranded in the countryside, eating sweet potatoes.
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