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Crossing (크로싱)

크로싱 (Keu-ro-sing)

Directed by Kim Tae-gyoon (김태균)

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107min | Release date in South Korea :


Yong-soo lives in a small coal-mine village in North Korea with his wife and young son. Although living in extreme poverty, the family is happy just to be with each other. Then one day, Yong-soo’s pregnant wife becomes critically ill. Let alone medicine, Yong-soo can’t even find food for her in North Korea. So he secretly crosses the borders of China hoping to find the medicine for his wife. After many life threatening moments in China, Yong-soo is forced into South Korea, becoming an unwanted refugee prohibited to return to his family. Meanwhile, his wife passes away leaving their young son alone in desperation. With no one to turn to, his young son sets out to find his father not knowing where or how to find him.


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  • Actor Cha In-pyo Campaigns for N.Korean Defectors

    2012/02/24, Source,
    Actor Cha In-pyo has stepped forward in a campaign to stop Beijing repatriating North Korean defectors who were arrested in China. "This is a matter of life and death", he says. "It involves helping our own people, and ideological differences are not important. Saving lives transcends politics or diplomacy". Cha took part in press conferences in front of the Chinese Embassy in Seoul on Saturday and Tuesday along with 20 other celebrities and called on the international community to prevent Beijing from repatriating North Korean defectors,...More
  • Actor lends voice to save NK detainees

    2012/02/23, Source,
    Actors Cha In-pyo, right, and Ricky Kim attend a rally outside the Chinese Embassy in Seoul Tuesday to call on Beijing to end its policy of repatriating North Korean refugees to their Stalinist homeland. / Yonhap By Kim Young-jin Having played the part of a North Korean defector on the big screen, actor Cha In-pyo is now raising his voice to press China to end its policy of repatriating refugees attempting to flee their Stalinist homeland,...More
  • Films probe experimentalism, human rights

    2011/11/04, Source,
    Korea has its fair share of thematic film festivals but a couple of upcoming events will offer moviegoers a unique opportunity to reflect on human rights in North Korea and the spirit of experimentalism in filmmaking. The Off and Free International Film Festival (OAF) will hold its third edition from Nov. 17 to 23 in Seoul, offering fans zany alternatives to mainstream franchises,...More
  • Finecut does a raft of sales in Busan, Mipcom

    2011/10/13, Source,
    By KOFIC Staff Seoul-based sales company Finecut has announced its recent deals done at the Asian Film Market and Mipcom which include the animation "Leafie, A Hen Into The Wild" selling to Portugal, Russia and Indonesia. Korea's top-grossing domestic feature animation ever, "Leafie, A Hen Into The Wild" took in 2.2 million admissions at the nationwide box office. The film received special attention at Mipcom where it was selected for a premiere screening at Mipjunior,...More
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 Jeong Seung-goo (정승구)
 Production department
 Ko Im-pyo (고임표)
 Kim Jeong-hwan-I (김정환)
 Production department
 So Joon-moon (소준문)
 Making of
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
107 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2008/06/26
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2008.12.21 : 891,792 admissions (total)
As of 2008.08.17 : - admissions (total)
As of 2008.08.10 : 881,960 admissions (total)
As of 2008.08.03 : 879,930 admissions (total)
As of 2008.07.27 : 872,162 admissions (total)
As of 2008.07.20 : 866,231 admissions (total)
As of 2008.07.13 : 788,352 admissions (total)
As of 2008.07.06 : 582,803 admissions (total)
As of 2008.06.29 : 325,437 admissions (total)
As of 2008.06.22 : 23,370 admissions (total)

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i can't wait to see this movie -- Cha In Pyo is a great actor & almost certain this was a hit in Korea & abroad!
2008-07-16 15:38:11
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