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Explanation of Jung_E ending (in detail)

January 21, 2023

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We are discussing the ending of the South Korean Netflix movie Jung_E, which will contain spoilers.

science fiction movie Jung_E takes place in 2194. The title refers to a project to clone a fierce warrior (Kim Hyun Joo), the former leader of the Allied Forces, who takes on a race of robots determined to destroy human existence. But heck, can you blame the pissed off version of Wall-E? This is because the Earth is now approaching the 22nd century where humans have to live in shelters. After all, the world has become uninhabitable due to unprecedented climate change. Jung_E is a renowned mercenary. However, like most heroes, her legend grew because she lost her life in battle. To continue her good work, after her death, the government signs an agreement with her family to clone her. Why? As a way to win the civil war. AI can be cloned and mass-produced as soon as Jung_E can outgrow simulation.

As the world is now forced to live free from the scorching sun and sudden weather changes, an internal battle is unfolding as scientists work tirelessly to transform the warrior into Jung_E. It would be an evolutionary robot that can be multiplied. One of them working on Jung_E is Youn (Kang Soo Yeon), who was just a small child when his mother was killed. By his grandmother signing the rights of Yoon’s mother, she signs his brain for cloning as well as his image and likeness. We later learn that Yoon has terminal cancer. The doctor recommends that he sign some papers and pay to clone his brain into an artificial body. The government has three options: Type A, B, and C. The further down the alphabet you go, the cheaper the transition, but the fewer rights the human has.

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Jung_E Ending Explained – Will Jung_E be able to end the simulation?

The Jung_E project takes place in Kronoid, a laboratory trying to perfect the military weapon. Sang-hoon runs the lab, a toxic boss appointed by the esteemed director. He subjects Yoon’s mother to a continuous loop of groundhog day torturous experiments in hopes of inflicting pain, which can map and clone his brain to produce a squadron of well-trained killers. When the team, led by Sang-hoon, is called to the director’s office, we are shocked to find that Sang-hoon is also a robot clone! And Yoon is also in on the secret. The director tells Yoon that the project is coming to an end. The war is now over and there is no point in Jung_E in the future.

Yoon is now going through an existential crisis and can no longer watch his mother being tortured over and over again. However, she soon finds out that her mother is Type C since the government will no longer use her to wage war. They are now using her to be cloned for “companionship” purposes and marketing them as a likeness to sell for POP Dolls, monetizing her mother and dehumanizing her simultaneously.

Will Jung_E be able to complete the simulation? No, because Yoon ends a horrible simulation before Sang-hoon pushes them further. The director calls her and she frees the lab. Yoon tells Jung_E the truth about who she is. His daughter is now safe and then deletes all data from Kronoid’s databases. She saved her mom from being the next hot holiday gift (or very realistic sex toy). Yoon then attempts a prison break, claiming Jung_E was shot in the head and transferring his mother’s brain into a prototype, generic clone. Soon, Sang-hoon returns, chases after them, and gets on the train (for Busan?). He is killed, but not before injuring Yoon, which will most likely result in his immediate death. She begs the clone to leave her so her mother can escape.

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The former captain does, looks back, and then into a world of immense possibilities.

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