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Closer to Heaven (내 사랑 내 곁에)

내 사랑 내 곁에 (Nae Sa-rang Nae Gyeol-ae)

Directed by Park Jin-pyo (박진표)

Screenplay by

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121min | Release date in South Korea :

Formerly known as "My Love Beside Me"
Synopsis
Ji-soo, a funeral director, happens to oversee the funeral services of Jong-woo’s deceased mother. Being old friends, they are excited by the unexpected reunion, but the reality is more bitter than sweet. Jong-woo is suffering from the incurable Lou Gehrig’s disease, and Ji-soo has been through two painful divorces. Jong-woo lightheartedly asks Ji-soo to just marry him. Ji-soo is surprised by the offer, but it doesn’t seem like such a bad idea to her. She wants to start a new life with the love that is starting to grow inside her, while the fear of losing Jong-woo scares her as well. despite the disapproval of those around her, Ji-soo still goes through with the marriage to Jong-woo. As Jong-woo’s symptoms beginning to worsen with each passing day, Jong-woo gets easily irritable as he begins to lose control over more and more parts of his body. Even though he hurts Ji-soo’s feelings, all she wants is to stay with him and cure his disease.

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    2012/01/17, Source,
    His lastest role saw him lose 20 kilos; Actor Kim Myeong-min plays the role of a marathon Pacemaker in his new film "Pacemaker". [JoongAng Ilbo]It seems there's nothing Kim Myeong-min won't do to embody a character. Even if it means hurting himself in the process. He shed about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) to play a man suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease in the 2009 film "Closer to Heaven". It took him more than a month to recover from the extreme diet he underwent to drop the weight,...More
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    2012/01/06, Source,
    Actor Kim Myeong-min will appear in the new movie "Pacemaker" that will be released during the Lunar New Year holiday by playing the protagonist named Joo Man Ho. Kim has become a star actor as his previous dramas such as "Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-shin" (2004), "White Tower" (2007), and "Beethoven Virus" were hits, but his appearances in the movies have not achieved great recognition. The melodrama movie "Closer to Heaven" (2007) attracted about two million audience members, but the results of other movies such as "Open City" (2008, 1.63 million audience members) and "Man of Vendetta" (2010, 1.03 million audience members) were far below expectations,...More
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    2012/01/05, Source,
    A scene from "The Thieves", which is expected to wow movie fans this year with its A-list cast. / Courtesy of Showbox/Mediaplex By Lee  Hyo-won While 2011 saw the release of some novel, genre-defying works, not many local films aside from "Sunny - 2010" and "War of the Arrows" (a.k.a. "Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon") managed to draw crowds at the box office. This year, a lineup of big-budget films featuring the return of big stars await moviegoers,...More
  • 'Pacemaker' fetes unsung sports heroes

    2012/01/04, Source,
    (Above picture: Kim Myeong-min, left, in scene from "Pacemaker" / Courtesy of Cinergy) A boy from an impoverished family with a talent for running finishes second place in a race on purpose - in order to win the box of "ramyeon" (instant noodles) given to runners-up. He grows up to become a national marathoner but he is destined to hold himself back as he did in his childhood. A "Pacemaker" is an athlete strategically thrown into sports competitions such as marathons and swimming in order to boost the frontrunner's record. In this case, the runner must halt at the 30-kilometer mark so that his teammate can take the crown at the end of the 42.195-kilometer marathon,...More
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Staff
 Gook Dong-seok (국동석)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Choi Won-Sub (최원섭)
 Script
 Choi Won-Sub (최원섭)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Gook Dong-seok (국동석)
 Assistant director
 Lee Jeong-hwa (이정화)
 Storyboard
 Kim Joon-seok (김준석)
 Music department
 Park Yong-joon (박용준)
 Music department
Technics
121 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35) Dolby SRD
Web site
www.humanstory2009.c...
Festival(s) & award(s)
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Airing dates : 2009/09/24
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2009.11.08 : 2,146,279 admissions (total)
As of 2009.11.01 : 2,141,778 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.25 : 2,120,057 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.18 : 2,049,223 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.11 : 1,877,932 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.04 : 1,480,849 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.27 : 656,093 admissions (total)

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