Four eminent Indian directors explore sex, desire and love through short films in this sequel to 2018’s Emmy-nominated ‘Lust Stories’.
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Renowned 70-year-old poet Lee Jeok-yo falls for a 17-year-old girl named Eun-gyo. Upon realizing his love for the teenager, the poet goes through emotional turmoil and self-destruction, while willing to give up his fame as one of the nation’s most respected literary figures. Involved in the love triangle is Lee’s student Seo Ji-woo, a novelist in his 30s who also becomes obsessed with the girl.
Rich, successful Bryce meets beautiful Lissa at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn’t really who she seems. What unfolds next is a dangerous, tangled web of double-crosses and seduction.