Intimate Strangers

Intimate Strangers is a 2018 South Korean comedy-drama film directed by Lee Jae-kyoo and written by Bae Se-young, based on the 2016 Italian film Perfect Strangers. It features an ensemble cast that includes Yoo Hae-jin, Cho Jin-woong, Lee Seo-jin, Yum Jung-ah, Kim Ji-soo, Song Ha-yoon and Yoon Kyung-ho. The film was released in South Korea on 31 October 2018.


Lifelong friends and married couple Seok-ho and Ye-jin, invite their close friends over for a housewarming dinner. They end up playing a game where they must share all new incoming messages and calls of their cell phones. Initially starting off lightly, the game gets more and more uncomfortable as hidden truths start to surface, making them start to feel more like strangers.

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    contentLocation Seoul
    director Lee Jae-gyu
    editor Shin Min-kyung
    genre comedy-drama
    keywords cell phone game hidden truth married couple
    musicBy Mowg
    producer Lee Yong-nam Park Chul-soo Park Jun-seo
    productionCompany JTBC
    publisher Lotte Entertainment
    theme south korean