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Decision to Leave

June 29, 2022
2hr 19min
Status: released

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Decision to Leave Movie Details:

Hangul헤어질 결심
Hanja헤어질 決心
Country South Korea
Language Korean
GenreMystery, Romance
Release date23 May 2022 (Cannes)
29 June 2022 (South Korea)
Running time2hr 19min
StarringTang Wei
Park Hae-il
Directed by Park Chan-wook
Written byChung Seo-kyeong
Park Chan-wook
Produced byPark Chan-wook
Cinematography by Kim Ji-yong
Edited by Kim Sang-bum
Music byJo Yeong-wook
Production CompanyMoho Film
Distributor CJ Entertainment

Decision to Leave Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Tang Wei as Song Seo-rae
  • Park Hae-il as Det. Jang Hae-jun
  • Lee Jung-hyun as Jung-an
  • Go Kyung-pyo as Soo-wan
  • Park Yong-woo as Im Ho-shin
  • Kim Shin-young as Yeon-su
  • Jung Yi-seo as Yoo Mi-ji
  • Jung Young-Sook as Granny Hae Dong a.k.a. “Monday granny”
  • Yoo Seung-mok as Ki Do-soo
  • Park Jeong-min as San-oh
  • Seo Hyun-woo as Sa Cheol-seong “Slappy”
  • Teo Yoo as Director Lee
  • Go Min-si as Shaman
  • Lee Hak-joo as Lee Ji-gu
  • Jeong Ha-dam as Oh Ga-in
  • Choi Dae-hoon as sleep clinic doctor
  • Joo In-young as caregiver company director
  • Lee Ji-ha as Apartment woman
  • Jung So-ri as ‘Oppa’ PC room part-timer


From a mountain peak in South Korea, a man plummets to his death. Did he jump, or was he pushed? When Detective Hae-joon arrives on the scene, he begins to suspect the dead man’s wife Seo-rae. But as he digs deeper into the investigation, he finds himself trapped in a web of deception and desire.

Decision to Leave Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Worldwide CollectionUS$22.6 million

About Decision to Leave Movie

Principal photography began in October 2020.

In April 2022, the film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, where Park Chan-wook won Best Director.

The film was selected as the South Korean entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 95th Academy Awards.

Decision to Leave will be released theatrically in the US and UK on 14 October 2022.

As of 8 August 2022, it is the 7th highest-grossing Korean film of 2022, with a gross of US$14,200,266 and 1,787,804 admissions.

In April 2022, streaming service Mubi acquired the rights to release the film in North America, the United Kingdom and Ireland, India and Turkey, to be streamed after its theatrical release later in the year.