We understand what they 'getting at' but it always falls just short of its goal.
Part of the blame goes to leading man Bong, who lacks the believable charisma to make his change into the village sex god convincing.
At least that's what I'm getting from all this yelling.
The writer-director eventually returns to comedy, giving the final conflict an absurd solution, but he fails in capturing the right comic tone, causing the film to barely drag to its long-awaited finish.
The local ladies are lining up outside his door, and showering him with lavish gifts.