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2009
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DVD11187

Pimong

PimongLoading Jin wakes from a nightmare to discover a strange connection between his dreams and those of a young woman who seems to be acting out his dreams in her sleep.
Author
김기덕; 이나영; オダギリジョー; 김기덕필름; 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Director
Kim Ki-dŏk
Release Date
2008
Run Time
95 min.
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DVD
2009
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DVD11193

Ŏnŭ nal kŭ kilesŏ

Ŏnŭ nal kŭ kilesŏLoading "Roads criss cross our landscape, making it convenient for human beings to travel. However, countless creatures also die as a result of these roads. This piece documents South Korea's first in-depth study of 'road kill.' It shows how drivers, who race along these roads, destroy animals' natural habitats and kill them in road accidents. Adopting an environmentalist point-of-view, this film questions the economic logic that girds development."--Container.
Author
황윤; 최태영; 최천권; 최동기; 스튜디오 두마; 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Release Date
2008
Run Time
97 min.
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2009
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DVD11194

Yŏnghwa nŭn yŏnghwa ta

Yŏnghwa nŭn yŏnghwa taLoading Actor, Soo-ta, angered by paparazzi, beats up a fellow actor in the film he is currently making causing the production to stop. In order to save the film, he asks Gang-pae to play opposite him in the movie. Gang-pae accepts the role on the condition that the violent scenes in the film be real rather than faked ...
Author
장훈; 김기덕; 소지섭; 강지환; 홍수현; 고창석; 김기덕필름; 염화미소; 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Director
Chang Hun
Release Date
2008
Run Time
113 min.
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2009
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DVD11188

Pyŏlbit sok ŭro

Pyŏlbit sok ŭroLoading College boy, Su-young, meets an extraordinary girl on campus who commits suicide. After witnessing her death, bizarre things start happening...
Author
황규덕; 정경호; 정진영; 김민선; 차수연; 스폰지 (Firm); 씨네광장 (Firm); 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Director
Hwang Kyu-dŏk
Release Date
2007
Run Time
150 min.
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2009
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DVD11190

Mabŏpsadŭl : Magicians

MabŏpsadŭlLoading "Once there was a four-member band called 'The Magicians'. The band was happy just playing music and recording their album. They thought they would always be like this, but when Ja-eun, the peculiar guitarist, leapt from the roof of her apartment building to her death, the band stopped playing. After Ja-eun's death, her boyfriend Jae-sung, bought a cafe in a forest where Ja-eun used to go and hide. On the third anniversary of Ja-eun's death, one by one, the band members gather in Jae-sung's cafe. Then some magic for all begins. Abracadabra!"--Container.
Author
송 일곤; 정 웅인; 장 현성; 이 승비; 강 경헌; 김 학선; 드림 컴스; 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Director
Song Il-gon
Release Date
2005
Run Time
96 min.
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2009
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DVD11195

Chŏsuji esŏ kŏnjin chʻitʻa

Chŏsuji esŏ kŏnjin chʻitʻaLoading "There are five lonely souls: Je-hwi, who hides himself from the world. Jang-hui, who is obsessed with certificates of qualification; Byeong-cheol, who believes that he has a fatal disease; and the lovers, Pyo and Romi. One day, a woman who committed suicide suddenly appears before them"--Korean Movie Database.
Author
양해훈; 임지규; 표상우; 조성하; 윤소시; 임지연; 릴레이 필름; 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Director
Yang Hae-hun; Hae-hun Yang
Release Date
2007
Run Time
88 min.
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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
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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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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2009
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DVD11186

Chʻŏnnyŏn hak

Chʻŏnnyŏn hakLoading In this continuation of the earlier film Sŏpʻyŏnje, O Chŏng-hae reprises her role as the blind pʻansori singer, Song-hwa while Cho Chae-hyŏn plays her lovelorn brother, Dong-ho. Dong-ho encounters new places and new people, but he can never forget his love for his sister, Song-hwa. Together and apart, reunion and separation, the two keep moving in different directions while restlessly chasing each other's shadows. Dong-ho spends a lifetime trying to find a place he belongs, a way to Song-hwa's heart. Like in Sŏpʻyŏnje, music plays a prominent role, bringing out the lyrical beauty of pʻansori, traditional Korean folk music.
Author
임권택; 이희원; 조재현; 오정해; 이청준; 영화 진흥 위원회 (Korea)
Director
Im Kwŏn-tʻaek
Release Date
2007
Run Time
106 min.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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DVD10687

8-wŏl ŭi Kʻŭrisŭmasŭ

8-wŏl ŭi KʻŭrisŭmasŭLoading Chŏngwŏn, a dying man, falls in love with Tarim, a woman who frequents his photo shop. While he is preparing his death quietly, Chŏngwŏn and Tarim develops warm and memorable love for each other.
Author
허진호; 차승재; 김승범; 조민환; 오승욱; 신동환; 한석규; 심은하; 신구; 우노필름; 영화진흥위원회 (Korea)
Director
Hŏ Chin-ho; Chin-ho Hŏ
Release Date
1998
Run Time
97 min.
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