Lee So-yeon makes her slightly thin character memorable through considerable screen presence, while Jang Hyun-seong of independent films Nabi and Rewind gives the performance of his career.Whatever we feel about the character he portrays, Jang's performance is so real and natural that we can't help but be drawn to him.
Although it did open in the number two seat slightly behind Another Public Enemy, word of mouth soon launched it into the number one position during its second week.
As an omnibus work, 1.3.6 has to be considered a failure, especially as the three films (Jang's amusing Sonagi Epilogue, Lee's poorly-received Mobius Strip, and Song's poetic Git) don't match, not just in length but in form, content, mood, style, and quality.
But if Song betrayed the spirit of the omnibus project, he remained true to the needs of his film.
The question and answer session with the director and lead actors that was held after the showing went on for much longer than anyone was accustomed to.
Most questions had to do with how Jo Seung-woo was able to convincingly take on the role of an autistic young man.