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A Bittersweet Life (달콤한 인생)

달콤한 인생 (Dal-kom-han In-saeng)

Directed by Kim Jee-woon (김지운)

Screenplay by

Action Film noir

120min | Release date in South Korea :

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  • Jin Goo will marry former 'crush'

    2014/05/13, Source,
    Actor Jin Goo announced he will get married in September to his fiancee, who he first mentioned on the popular MBC entertainment show "Infinite Challenge" last winter. Jin was invited onto a December episode of the program, alongside other celebrities like Sunny of Girls' Generation, to celebrate a "lonely Christmas" with the hosts,...More
  • American critic creates award for Korean indie films

    2014/03/29, Source,
    Film critic Darcy Paquet is the creator of the Wildflower Film Awards Korea. (photo: Jeon Han) Independent directors and actors often produce films just for the sake of making films, because they love films. These movies are often ignored and go unnoticed by the general public. An American film critic who has been writing about Korean films for over ten years has now created a film award for Korean indie films to help them get recognized. Darcy Paquet, 42, recently established the Wildflower Film Awards Korea for Korean indie films and low-budget movies,...More
  • After ups and downs, cinema in golden age

    2013/10/14, Source,
    Actor Ahn Seong-gi has been in the movie business so long, he can barely remember his first role. He was just 5 years old when director Kim Ki-young cast him to play an orphan in a couple of scenes in "Twilight Train" in 1957. "It was just a couple of scenes", Ahn said in a phone interview. "I don't remember much. But I did a good job, so he offered me another role. I guess there were not many child actors in those days, so soon I was a regular actor". Like the rest of the country, South Korea's movie industry was rebuilding after the devastation of the 1950-53 Korean War, which means Ahn's career has been nearly as long as the Korean film business. Today, Ahn has starred in more than 70 movies, many made by Korea's top directors, and now is one of the country's most visible ambassadors for cinema,...More
  • Koo Hye-seon Joins Jury for Jecheon Music Film Festival

    2013/08/03, Source,
    Actress and director Koo Hye-seon has been appointed a jury member for the 9th Jecheon International Music and Film Festival. JIMFF announced on Thursday that Koo Hye-seon has been selected as a juror for the competition category. She will watch nine films in the "World Music Film Today" competition category and recommend one for the Grand Prize,...More
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 Produced by
 Oh Jeong-wan (오정완)
Production
bom film productions (영화사 봄)
Distribution
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Staff
 Lee So-yeong (이소영)
 Assistant director
 Kim Min-suk (김민석)
 Production department
 Jeong Doo-hong (정두홍)
 Stunts
 Yoo Sang-seob (유상섭)
 Stunt/martial arts department
Technics
120 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
Web site
www.bitter-sweet.co....
Videos
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Interview
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Release date in South Korea : 2005/04/01
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2005.05.01 : 1,291,621 admissions (total)
As of 2005.04.24 : 1,232,457 admissions (total)
As of 2005.04.17 : 1,094,492 admissions (total)
As of 2005.04.10 : 900,101 admissions (total)
As of 2005.04.03 : 392,000 admissions (total)

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Bittersweet Life by blanca

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his is a good movie although it's quite violent! I guess I got accustomed to seeing wholesome K-dramas lately! LBH is a great actor & I started following his projects from then on!

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2014/05/30 11:06:33
Zippy!!!! by brooks

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ey this has it all revenge, beautiful women to die for, revenge, snappy zappo gun battles, revenge.

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2007/09/16 14:09:02

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A little too violent and brutal, shocking.
2010-06-29 10:40:22
2010-01-02 05:33:45
Wow! A very sadistic yet interesting movie. Well, Lee Byeong Heon plays totally great. I the scene he comes out from the mud. Brilliant! And yeah, it has a tragical ending.
This movie is god but sad ending :S
2008-10-16 08:07:00
2007-09-26 21:22:04
First time I've seen a Lee Byeong Heon movie & he's great in this movie! From then on I wanted to follow other films/dramas he's been & I've seen Once in a Summer which he once again showed his great performance! More power to
great in every technical aspect including lee byung-hun. are you sure this isn't a remake of Le Samourai? :)
2007-06-28 19:30:34
2007-05-13 05:27:46
Great movie but sad ending. Awesome performance by LBY...BRAVO!!!
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