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Blue Swallow (청연)

청연 (Cheong-yeon)

Directed by Yoon Jong-chan (윤종찬)

Screenplay by ,


133min | Release date in South Korea :

Dreaming of flying ever since she was a child, Park Kyoung-won goes to Japan to fulfil her dream. While she is breaking every record as a great pilot, Kyoung-won meets her love, Ji-hyuk, a Korean serving in the Japanese army. Kyoung-won has to compete against Gibe Masako, a famous Japanese female pilot. But the rivalry between them grows into friendship, turning Gibe into her biggest supporter. When she is put into the jail on suspicion of taking part in Resistance activities, Ji-hyuk confesses that he is guilty only to save her. In despair, Kyoung-won leaves for her country with Ji-hyuk’s ashes in her plane, Blue Swallow.

International Film Festivals
2006 Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival , Eastern Showcase
2006 Tokyo International Film Festival , Winds of Asia: New Panorama
2007 International Fajr Film Festival , Competition of Asian Cinema , Best Screenplay


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  • The Five (Plus One) Best Movie Scenes of 2005
    2005/12/23, Source,
    Over 100 Korean films hit the screen this year. The Chosun Ilbo asked movie critics Kim Young-jin and Shim Young-seop to select the best five movie scenes of 2005. They had just finished selecting them when on Dec. 21 director Yun Jong-chan's "Blue Swallow" premiered. We all agreed that drama and sp,...More
  • 'Blue Swallow' Faces Turbulence
    2005/12/22, Source,
    By Kim Tae-jong
    Staff Reporter

    The upcoming film "Blue Swallow" seems to face strong criticism from moviegoers prior to its official release on Dec. 29.

    The blockbuster film is a fictional treatment of the true story of Park Kyong,...
  • Blockbuster Films Heat up December
    2005/12/11, Source,
    By Kim Tae-jong
    Staff Reporter

    In December, the competition at the local box office seems to be the fiercest ever as a series of local and international blockbuster films are scheduled to open.

    "Conventionally, Hollywood blockbusters have dominated the local box office during the winter seaso,...
  • Movie Industry Set for Another Successful Year

    2005/10/27, Source,
    By Kim Tae-jong
    Staff Reporter

    It may be disappointing that there has not been a mega hit film this year nor any art films that have stood at the center of attention at renowned international film,...
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Korea Pictures (Korea Pictures)
 Ji Choon-hee (지춘희)
 Costume Design
 Kim Aaron (김아론)
 Assistant director
 Kim Hyeong-joo (김형주)
 Lee Seung-chul (이승철)
 Music department
 Kwon Sang-joon (권상준)
 Making of
133 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2005/12/29
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2006.01.15 : 482,962 admissions (total)
As of 2006.01.08 : 442,968 admissions (total)
As of 2006.01.01 : 300,773 admissions (total)

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