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Bandhobi (반두비)

반두비 (Ban-doo-bi)

Directed by Sin Dong-il (신동일)

Screenplay by ,

Drama

107min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
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

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 Produced by
 Kim Il-kwon-I (김일권)
Distribution
Indiestory (인디스토리)
Staff
 Moon In-dae (문인대)
 Editor
 Lee Eun-jeong-I (이은정)
 Assistant director
 Park Jong-chul (박종철)
 Cinematographer
 Kim Jho Kwang-soo (김조광수)
 Production department
 Moon In-dae (문인대)
 Editor
Technics
107 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
Web site
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Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2009/06/25
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2009.07.12 : 7,019 admissions (total)
As of 2009.07.05 : 5,554 admissions (total)
As of 2009.06.28 : 2,467 admissions (total)

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