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A Dirty Carnival (비열한 거리)

비열한 거리 (Bi-yeol-han Geo-ri)

Directed by Yoo Ha (유하)

Screenplay by

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141min | Release date in South Korea :


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. The mission is dangerous, but success would mean that Byung-doo would no longer have to worry about supporting his family...


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  • "Nameless Gangster" released in North America

    2012/03/28, Source,
    PREFACE "My reason for wanting to tell a story from the '80s is because I feel that the current societal climate is very similar. About 3 years ago I got a feeling that the era of my deceased father was suddenly coming back, an era in which everyone's good will is only reserved for their own survival and well being. But like my own father, I did not see these people as selfish fools, but sympathized with them. I wanted to portray these characters not as criminals who were on the wrong side of the law, but as people who tried their best to survive and thrive despite the conditions they were in. People innately follow the times they live in and those who ride it architect the next generation. The '80s in South Korea were an incredibly volatile decade in which a single person's decision could change the direction of an entire era. Following men who lived through that decade, I wanted to show that the eighties had more dramatic appeal than any other decade. I wanted to inquire whether it was the times that were changing the people, or if it was the people that were changing the times. Most of all, I hope that the audience can laugh and identify with these men who lived like kings in the face of loyalty, betrayal, and ambition".,...More
  • Korean Blogathon 2012 : Second Batch

    2012/03/06, Source,
    Tuesday 6th March 2012 : Remember to add names of authors if possible! Feel free to message us if we miss you, there are a lot of links rolling in!,...More
  • "Take Off" actor Choi Jae-hwan entered NS on the 13th

    2012/02/15, Source,
    It's apparent that actor Choi Jae-hwan (29) from the movie "Take Off" left for National Service on the 13th. His management revealed on the 15th, "He wanted to leave without a fuss. He said he will show up more of a man two years later".,...More
  • Director Yoo Ha, "Jang Dong-gun was first in line for "A Frozen Flower"

    2012/02/12, Source,
    First in line for "A Frozen Flower" was Jang Dong-gun and not Joo Jin-mo Went to Daejeon to cast kwon Sang-woo in the movie "Once Upon A Time In High School" "Howling" manages to succeed in casting number 1 It wasn't easy for "Marriage Is a Crazy Thing", "Once Upon A Time In High School", "A Dirty Carnival" and "A Frozen Flower" director Yoo Ha to find the right cast for his projects,...More
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 Produced by
 Cha Seung-jae (차승재)
 Kim Mi-hee (김미희)
Sidus FHN (싸이더스FHN)
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Jo Yeong-wook (조영욱)
 Park Kok-ji (박곡지)
 Lee Yeong-sook (이영숙)
 Production department
 Jeong Seung-koo (정승구)
 Production department
 Kim Sang-soo-I (김상수)
 Directing department
 Seong Si-heup (성시흡)
 Directing department
 Kang Min-hee (강민희)
 Kim Joon (김준)
 Art direction department
 Kim Tae-hwan-I (김태환)
 Oh Hyo-jin (오효진)
 Marketing department
 Seo Dong-seok (서동석)
 Martial arts team
 Jeong Seong-ho (정성호)
 Martial arts team
 So Joon-moon (소준문)
 Making of
 Kim Harry (김회근)
 Directing department
141 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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US$ 4.7M
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Release date in South Korea : 2006/06/15
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2006.07.16 : 1,666,166 admissions (total)
As of 2006.07.09 : 1,588,794 admissions (total)
As of 2006.07.02 : 1,402,405 admissions (total)
As of 2006.06.25 : 1,012,666 admissions (total)
As of 2006.06.18 : 449,819 admissions (total)

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Great story...suprisingly good! by luctran

o in seong finally shows some acting skills for once...Director Yoo Haa makes this film one of the best gangster films I've seen..

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still his hot.. everythn wrong fits for you darr* lolx! you rock my world♥
2008-09-23 04:14:29
2008-03-15 20:58:27
i'd like to watch this movie or drama - i liked JIS in Bali!
here's the link to donlod the song... A0900420/A090042000066409.wma
2007-03-01 16:30:14
2007-03-01 16:28:21
Jo Duk Bae - geu dae nae mam eh deul uh oh myuh neun
Hi, I need some help here, does anyone know the song that is sung by the girl (his childhood friend) in the karaoke?
2007-02-06 20:51:14
2007-01-03 03:48:08
love this movie...
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