Directed by Sin Dong-il (신동일)107min | Release date in South Korea : 2009/06/25
Min-suh, a 17-year old rebellious high school Korean girl, lives in a small apartment with her mother and her mother’s penniless lover. She hates mother’s lover and doesn’t understand both of them. Karim, a 29-year old Muslim migrant worker from Bangladesh has to leave Korea in a month. Before departing, he is desperately searching for his ex-boss to get his unpaid salary. One day, as Min-suh’s summer vacation begins, he encounters Min-suh in a bus, and together they set out on an emotional journey.
Bandhobi is Bengali, meaning of ‘Friend’ in English.PRODUCTION
KOFIC Support Program
2008 KOFIC Support Support for Independent Films
International Film Festival
2009 Jeonju International Film Festival, Korean Cinema Competition
|Mahbub Alam Pollob (이마붑)|
Bangladesh immigrant youth laborer, Karim (방글라데시 이주노동자 청년, 카림)
|Baek Jin-hee (백진희)|
Female student, Min-seo (여고생, 민서)
|Lee Il-hwa (이일화)|
|Park Hyeok-kwon (박혁권)|
|Jeong Dong-gyoo (정동규)|
Representative Shin (신 대표)
|Kim Jae-rok (김재록)|
Homeroom teacher (담임)
|Kwon Hyeok-poong (권혁풍)|
|Hyeon Hye-ryang (현혜량)|
|Kim Mi-hee-I (김미희)|
Min-seo's friend (민서 친구)
|Park Yeong (박영)|
Gas station owner (주유소 사장)
|Choi In-sook (최인숙)|
Representative Shin's wife (신 대표 부인)
|Seo Wang-seok (서왕석)|
Immigration control worker (출입국 직원)
|Jang Sebastian (장 세바스티앙)|
|No Jin-woo (노진우)|
Factory department manager (공장 부장)
|Jeong Seong-hoon (정성훈)|
Factory worker (공장 직원)
|Lee Dong-kyoo (이동규)|
Convenience store worker/part-timer (편의점 알바)
|Yang Hae-hoon (양해훈)|
Son at gas station (주유소 아들)
|Oh Chang-kyeong (오창경)|
Detective Oh (오 형사)
|Jang Dae-yoon (장대윤)|
Detective Jang (장 형사)
|Jo Eun-Kyung (조은경)|
Massage section chief (맛사지 실장) - Cameo
|Sin I-soo (신이수)|
Massage guest (맛사지 손님)
|Baek Geon-yeong (백건영)|
|Bang Yeong-seon (방영선)|
Convenience store guest (편의점 손님)
|Kim Sun (김선)|
Jogging couple (조깅 커플)
|Kim Dong-myeong (김동명)|
Jogging couple (조깅 커플)
|Kang Bo-mi (강보미)|
Academy student (학원 학생)
|Yoon Seong-ho (윤성호)|
|Jeong Byeong-gil (정병길)|
On the set video
Baek Jin-hee's Character
Poster Making Of
10th Jeonju Film Festival
VIP Premiere Interviews
|107 min •35mm •Panoramic (1.85)|
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