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A Tale of Legendary Libido (가루지기)

가루지기 (Ga-roo-ji-gi)

Directed by Sin Han-sol (신한솔)

Screenplay by

Comedy Drama

120min | Release date in South Korea :


BYUN is a tragic character with a massive inferiority complex problem which stems from his seriously impaired libido. But he chance encounters a monk and gains the ultimate male power of never-ending erection. Around this time all men are grouped and sent off to war and only Byun remains to satisfy the women of the village and quench their sexual desires!


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  • Korean Films at the 12th PiFan
    2008/07/18, Source,
    The 12th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) kicks off this July 18 27 with the biggest line-up of genre films in Asia. Best of all are the return of high-profile Korean films to the fest and a warmer interaction with the local film industry after setbacks in previous years. KOF,...More
  • Korean films plunge to record low in May
    2008/06/10, Source,
    The market share of Korean movies plunged to a single digit for the first time in six and a half years, reflecting the depth of problems facing local filmmakers amid the lack of a much-needed hit.

    CJ CGV, the country's biggest multiplex operator, said in a regular monthly report that 12.82 millio,...
  • [MOVIE REVIEW] 'Legendary Libido' twists Korean sex folklore

    2008/04/28, Source,
    "A Tale of Legendary Libido" (Garoojigi), directed by Sin Han-sol,,...More
  • Body Exposure of Actors how much?
    2008/04/10, Source,
    The exposure of actresses in Korean movies has been a hot issue. Everyone wondered how much women expose themselves and if they acted without fear according to their role.

    Now, the interest is to the exposure of actors. As much as the female body is beautiful, the male body is too. In promotions,...
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 Produced by
 Lee Seo-yeol (이서열)
Showbox (쇼박스)
 Sa Moo-el (사무엘)
 Min Dong-hyeon (민동현)
 Moon In-dae (문인대)
 Jo Geun-hyeon (조근현)
 Art director
 Lee Won-hoi (이원회)
 Sound department
120 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Release date in South Korea : 2008/04/30
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2008.05.25 : 272,493 admissions (total)
As of 2008.05.18 : 270,671 admissions (total)
As of 2008.05.11 : 248,685 admissions (total)
As of 2008.05.04 : 160,979 admissions (total)
As of 2008.04.27 : 2,149 admissions (total)

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this movie is a future classic and a must see!
2010-02-18 20:52:14
2008-10-31 11:47:45
more uneven than Art of Fighting, but many great scenes
oh psh this was a hilarious movie. there was still a decent plot, and conservative still for Korea anyways.
2008-09-01 20:39:09
2008-07-04 18:54:45
this movie was terrible. it was a sex comedy crossed with a musical, i do not recomend it. the begining was kind of funny, but then it became too weird for my liking...... i'm sure that it was the singing and dancing that turned me off
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