Decision to Leave (Heojil kyolshim)

Korean Film Nights

Decision to Leave (Heojil kyolshim)

Directed by Park Chan-wook
(South Korea, 2022, digital, in Korean and Mandarin with English subtitles)

Recommended for mature audiences

In the thriller Decision to Leave, a detective (Park Hae-il from Hansan: Rising Dragon) is assigned a murder case in the mountains. While investigating the crime, he meets the victim’s mysterious wife (Tang Wei from Long Day’s Journey into Night) and can’t help but both suspect and be intrigued by her. Park Chan-wook (Oldboy) won the Best Director award at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival for this neo-noir romantic crime drama.

Admission Festival ticket prices apply: General admission is $10. MFAH members, students with ID, and seniors (65+) receive a $2 discount.

Visiting Guidelines Masks are recommended in Museum auditoriums. Advance tickets are also recommended. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here. Doors open 30 minutes before the screening starts. No late entry.

Accessibility The MFAH strives to provide a welcoming and accessible experience for all guests by offering a range of accommodations—learn more here.

Generous support has been provided by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Houston.

Community Partner: Korean American Society of Houston.

Decision to Leave (Heojil kyolshim)

Directed by Park Chan-wook
(South Korea, 2022, 139 minutes)
Lynn Wyatt Theater


Nancy and Rich Kinder Building
5500 Main Street
Houston, TX 77004
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