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South Korean movie on glass ceiling leaves society divided

Young men say it is they who are being discriminated against; women call them out

At one point, 25% of all movie screens in South Korea were playing "Kim Ji-young, Born 1982." (Photo by Sotaro Suzuki)

SEOUL -- "Kim Ji-young, Born 1982," a film based on a novel of the same name, has revealed a chasm in South Korea.

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