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Addicted (중독)

중독 (Joong-dok)

Directed by Park Yeong-hoon (박영훈)

Screenplay by , ,


110min | Release date in South Korea :


Two brothers get into a sudden tragic accident and they both fall into a coma at the same time. A year later, the younger brother Dae-jin wakes up believing he is his older brother Ho-jin. He sees his sister-in-law and calls her "wife". After that day, they live together as a couple, but can never say "I love you".

International Film Festivals

2003 Fukuoka Asian Film Festival
2005 Filmasia Film Festival , Focus on Korea
2003 Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival


Addicted | Cast

Addicted | News

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 Produced by
 Lee Choon-yeon (이춘연)
Showbox (쇼박스)
 Kyeong Min-ho (경민호)
 Sin Min-kyeong (신민경)
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110 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Release date in South Korea : 2002/10/25

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Great Movie. I decided to watch this movie since it is being remade in hollywood. It did not dissapoint.
2008-09-07 18:49:30
2007-09-23 13:18:08
A very good plot. the story twisted and turned throughout the whole story. It even twisted with only 15-20 minutes to go in the movie. If you want to see something original watch this.
quite confusing...LBH character really confusing..have to watch carefully the expression of LBH face to understand the story..anyway, different from others which is good :)
2007-05-21 01:49:09
2007-05-01 10:20:13
this movie is pretty sad but in a way i sorta think the guy is sort of messed up...
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