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DVDOnline
2005
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DVD06370

Pŏmjoe ŭi chaekusong : The big swindle

Pŏmjoe ŭi chaekusongLoading Chʻan-hyŏk plans his next big heist shortly after being released from his last prison sentence. The master mind assembles an elite group for a bank robbery.
Director
Chʻoe Tong-hun
Release Date
2004
Run Time
116 min.
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DVDOnline
2005
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DVD06369

O! sujŏng

O! sujŏngLoading "Focuses on Soo-jung, a writer and assistant at a small video company who is pursued romantically by her boss, Young-soo, and her boss's former classmate, the wealthy Jae-hoon."--Container.
Director
Hong Sang-su
Release Date
2000
Run Time
126 min.
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DVD
2005
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DVD13889

Najŭn moksori 2 : Habitual sadness

Najŭn moksori 2Loading "A follow-up documentary [to 'The Murmuring,'] this film was initiated at the request of the women, who asked that Byun Young-joo film their new rural home and also document the last days of a group member who had been diagnosed with cancer. In this film we wee the women gaining self-confidence, eventually moving behind the camera themselves to utilize the medium of film as a means of both protest and healing."--Container.
Director
Pyŏn Yŏng-ju
Release Date
1997
Run Time
71 min.
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DVD
2005
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DVD06367

Iŏdo

IŏdoLoading An investor planning on developing a tourist resort begins an investigation into the legends of the mysterious neighboring island. He is suspected of the murder of a local journalist who has confronted him.
Director
Kim Ki-yŏng; Ki-yŏng Kim
Release Date
1977
Run Time
110 min.
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DVD
2005
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DVD13887

Najŭn moksori 1

Najŭn moksori 1Loading A documentary about the past and present experiences of a group of "comfort women" who during World War II were abducted and forced into sexual servitude for the Japanese army.
Director
Pyŏn Yŏng-ju; Yŏng-ju Pyŏn
Release Date
1995
Run Time
99 min.
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DVDOnline
2005
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DVD06365

Inŏ Kongju : My mother, the Mermaid

Inŏ KongjuLoading This story is about a woman who travels back to her parents hometown and is transported back in time to witness her parents as young people.
Director
Pak Hŭng-sik
Release Date
2004
Run Time
107 min.
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DVD
2006
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DVD07311

Yŏngmae : sanja wa chugŭnja ŭi hwahae = Mudang : reconciliation between the living and the dead

YŏngmaeLoading Documentary that reflects the unique characteristics of Korean shamanism (mu) and shamans (mudang).
Director
Pak Ki-bok; Ki-bok Pak
Release Date
2003
Run Time
99 min.
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DVD
2007
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DVD10644

Tasŏt kae ŭi sisŏn : If you were me 2

Tasŏt kae ŭi sisŏnLoading The 1st short film follows the daily life of a young girl with Downs Syndrome. The 2nd film looks at the problems that emerge from the masculinity in Korean culture. The 3rd film follows the daily life of a North Korean girl who escapes to South Korea. The 4th film is about the interrogation of a student and the fate of contract workers in South Korea. The last film is a documentary about the iillegal immigration of other Asians into Korea.
Author
박경희; 류승완; 정지우; 장진; 김 동원; 국가 인권 위원회; 영화진흥위원회 (Korea)
Director
Kyŏng-hŭi Pak; Sŭng-wan Yu; Chi-u Chŏng; Chin Chang; Tong-wŏn Kim
Release Date
2007
Run Time
112 min.
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DVD
2007
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DVD15267 2007

The marines who never returned

The marines who never returnedLoading During the Korean War, a company of South Korean soldiers take part in attacks centered around the city of Incheon. While fighting to secure control of one village, they witness a woman killed, leaving her young daughter orphaned. After they win the battle, they also discover that many inhabitants of the village, including women and children, were executed by the enemy. The company adopts the young girl as their "mascot" and marches north to continue fighting." -- Container.
Director
Lee Man-hee
Release Date
2007
Run Time
110 min.
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DVD
2007
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DVD10646

A dirty carnival

A dirty carnivalLoading "Byung-doo, the No.2 man in a small time organized crime gang, leads an aimless and wild life. Life is hard for him since he is the sole support of his mother and two younger siblings. However, when Mr. Hwang asks him to embark on a secret mission, Byung-doo realizes that this is one chance he should not let pass by. This mission is dangerous, but success would mean that Byung-doo's financial worries would be over." -- Container.
Director
Yoo Ha
Release Date
2007
Run Time
141 min.
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DVD
2007
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DVD10643

Family ties

Family tiesLoading A film in three seemingly unrelated parts, all relating to family relationships. In the 1st part, Mi-ra, who runs a small snack food restaurant, has a trouble-maker brother, Hyung-chul. After being discharged from the miltary, Hyung-chul goes missing for five years, and then comes home accompanied by a middle-aged woman, Mu-sin. Hyung-chul introduces Mu-sin as his wife, even though they have not had a wedding ceremony. From that moment on, an eccentric family is born. In the 2nd part, the focus is on a quick-tempered young woman named Sun-kyung, who finds out her mother is seriously ill. Sun-kyung has been on bad terms with her mother because the latter is having an affair with a married man with a young son. The 3rd part of this film is about a young couple having problems in their [...]
Director
Kim Tae-yong; Tae-yong Kim
Release Date
2006
Run Time
114 min.
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DVD
2007
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DVD10641

Our school

Our schoolLoading Documentary about the third and fourth generation Korean residents of Japan, who are students of Chosen Elementary, Middle and High Schools in Hokkaido, Japan, folllowing them through one year of the eleven-year national education program. Focuses on what it is like for Korean-Japanese to live in Japan by describing their everyday lives.
Director
Kim Myung-jun; Myung-jun Kim
Release Date
2006
Run Time
131 min.
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DVD
2007
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DVD10639

Driving with my wife's lover

Driving with my wife's loverLoading "Tae-han runs a stamp shop in a small town, spending his tedious time engraving seals. One day he learns that his wife is having an affair and he decides to witness his wife's infidelity with his own eyes. Knowing that is wife's lover Joong-sik is a taxi-driver, he goes to Seoul, intentionally gets in Joon-sik's cab and asks for a long-distance drive. They encounter various situations as they travel along the highway, sometimes fighting, sometimes sharing excitement. Slowly Tae-han suspects that his wife and Joong-sik might be really in love." -- Container.
Director
Kim Tai-sik
Release Date
2004
Run Time
92 min.
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DVD
2008
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DVD10695

Kaet maŭl : The seaside village

Kaet maŭlLoading Young Hae-soon lost her fisherman husband to the sea after only 10 days of marriage. She lived with her mother-in-law and brother-in-law while joining other widows in the village as a diver. She lived a lonely and yet well sheltered life, but her beauty attracted men into her life followed by one incident after another.
Author
김수용; 신영균; 고은아但46-; 황정순; 大洋映畫社; 영화진흥위원회 (Korea)
Director
Kim Su-yong; Su-yong Kim
Release Date
1965
Run Time
91 min.
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DVD
2008
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DVD10694

Taeksi bullusŭ : Taxi blues

Taeksi bullusŭLoading Story of the daily life and hardships of a taxi driver in Seoul. Documentary film maker Chʻoeha Tong-ha spends a summer driving a taxi in Seoul and mounts a camera on the dashboard to record his encounters with his customers.
Author
최하 동하; 금 동헌; 권 영헌; 오지현; 김 일권
Director
Chʻoeha Tong-ha
Release Date
2005
Run Time
105 min.
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16.
DVD
2008
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DVD10693

Chʻŏnha changsa Madonna

Chʻŏnha changsa MadonnaLoading "Oh Dong-gu believes himself to be female. Although overweight and on the short side, he dreams of becoming perfect some day, and he devotes himself to mimicking Madonna's singing and dancing after school. To cover the costs of transsexual surgery, he decides to enter a wrestling match"--Container.
Author
이해영; 이해준; 김무령; 류덕환; 김윤석; 문세윤; 이언; 싸이더스FNH; 반짝반짝
Director
Yi Hae-yŏng; Yi Hae-jun; Hae-yŏng Yi; Hae-jun Yi
Release Date
2006
Run Time
117 min.
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DVD
2008
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DVD10691

Kidam : 1942 Kyŏngsong kŏng kongpo kŭk = Epitaph

KidamLoading A small Korean hospital that was once a peaceful place now has turned into a jungle of haunted corridors that set the stage for frightful events: a medical student is inexplicably drawn to a beautiful dead girl, a child who survived a car accident is tortured by bloody visions of her dead parents, and a married couple find themselves investigating a series of gory murders., An old doctor, circa 1979, discovers that the Ansaeng Hospital, one of the most modern medical facilities in the colonial period, is about to be demolished. This sets off reminiscences of his internship days at the hospital in 1942, when he got caught up in a number of supernatural episodes.
Author
정식; 정범식; 장소영; 진구; 이동규; 김태우; 김보경; 영화사 도로시; 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Director
Chŏngka Hyŏngje
Release Date
2007
Run Time
98 min.
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DVD
2008
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DVD10690

Uahan segye

Uahan segyeLoading In-gu is a ruthless gangster for his living and the sweetest husband and dad at home. His goal in life is to build a house in the country and live a quiet life with his family. But there are problems that are preventing him from living his dream. His daughter is embarrassed by her dad's job and avoids him as much as possible and his wife nags him constantly to get a stable job. Nevertheless, he tries even harder to keep his syndicate together, thinking that the only way to be a good dad is to work hard and make money. Unfortunately family matters begin to get in the way of business and he must deal with an ambitious underling who wants to take over.
Author
한재림; 정영주; 송강호; 박지영; 오달수; 루씨필름; 카라멜엔터테인먼트 (Firm); 영화진흥위원회 (Korea)
Director
Han Chae-rim; Chae-rim Han
Release Date
2007
Run Time
112 min.
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2008
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DVD10689

Narara Hŏ Tong-gu

Narara Hŏ Tong-guLoading "Dong-ku is an eleven-year old boy with an IQ of 60. He goes to school every day, but the only task he is able to consistently fulfil is to fetch other kids water during break time. The other students, not surprisingly, tease him to his face and mock him at his back. But Dong-ku simply smiles back at them, and he seems to genuinely enjoy the classroom and his daily run to the outdoor faucets to fill up the water kettle." -- Container.
Author
박규태; 최석환; 정진영; 최우혁; 권오중; 윤찬; 쇼박스 (Firm); 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Director
Pak Kyu-tʻae
Release Date
2007
Run Time
98 min.
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2008
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DVD10688

Miryang

MiryangLoading After losing her husband, a woman relocates to a small-town called Miryang for a new start. When tragedy strikes, one local man stands by her through all of her struggles and tries to offer her hope.
Author
이한나; 이창동; 전도연; 송강호; 이청준; 아트서비스 (Firm); 파인하우스필름 (Firm); 영화진흥위원회 (Korea)
Director
Yi Chʻang-dong; Cho Yong-gyu; Ch'ang-dong Yi
Release Date
2007
Run Time
141 min.
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