|The Lake House(2006)|
Running Time: 99 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Writer: David Auburn (screenplay), Eun-Jeong Kim (motion picture "Siworae"), Ji-na Yeo (motion picture "Siworae")
Director: Alejandro Agresti
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Christopher Plummer, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Synopsis: Two people develop an unusual relationship that bends the boundaries of time and place in this romantic fantasy. Kate Forster (Sandra Bullock) is a doctor who lives in a beautiful home by a lake. Forced to move elsewhere, she requests that any correspondence that arrives at the lake house be passed on to her new address. To her surprise, she soon receives a romantic note from Alex Burnham (Keanu Reeves), an architect who lives in the cottage she once called home. However, a look at the postmark on the letter reveals that he lived at the home two years before she did, and that somehow they've come in contact with one another through a space in time. A remake of Lee Hyun-seung's acclaimed Korean romance Il Mare (aka Siworae), The Lake House was the first American production from Argentinean filmmaker Alejandro Agresti; the supporting cast includes Christopher Plummer, Dylan Walsh, and Lynn Collins.