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Gabi (가비)

가비 (Ga-bi)

Directed by Jang Yoon-hyeon (장윤현)

Screenplay by

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115min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Russian Coffee"
Toward the end of the 19th century, King Gojong (Park Hee-soon) of Korea’s Joseon Dynasty briefly sought refuge at the Russian consulate under the threat of foreign invasion. Here he fell in love with a drink that had yet to gain popularity in his homeland: coffee. Returning to the throne, he hires the beautiful Tanya (Kim So-yeon) as his personal barista. Tanya becomes involved in a dangerous social circle that involves not only the Russian sniper Ilyich (Joo Jin-mo) but also the mysterious socialite known as both BAE Jeong-ja and Sadako (Yoo Seon). With her intimate connection to the King, making a drink that could easily conceal poison, Tanya must decide if shewill become a pawn in the political battlefield of late 19th century Korea.


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  • Art and Culture

    2012/03/15, Source,
    It's almost the end of the week, and here to help you make to best use of your free time is our arts and culture reporter Michelle Kim, who's going to share with us some intriguing events taking place around the city. Hello Michelle. [Reporter : Michelle Kim] Hello Conn-young. So what do you have for us today [Reporter : ] Well I will be starting off with an exhibition that portrays popular culture and modern sensitivities. The art works are very modern and sophisticated. Take a look,...More
  • "Gabi" rates 2nd place after "Helpless"

    2012/03/14, Source,
    "Gabi" by director Jang Yoon-hyeon hinted a smooth sail by coming in 2nd in the box office. According to the Korean Films Commission on the 15th, "Gabi" recorded a ticket sales of 7237 until 8:30PM and made 2nd place,...More
  • Heartthrob determined to go beyond his image

    2012/03/13, Source,
    From left, actors Park Hee-soon and Yoo Seon, director Jang Yoon-hyeon, and actresses Kim So-yeon and Joo Jin-mo pose for the press at a CGV theater in Haengdang-dong, Seoul, on March 6. Their new movie "Gabi" opens today. / Yonhap By Kwaak Je-yup More than a decade into his career, Joo Jin-mo, 37, is still considered one of the best-looking faces in Korean cinema. He is also a victim of that image, however, incarnating one virile leading man after another,...More
  • Kim So-yeon: 'I Seem to have Begun Acting 18 Years Since Debut'

    2012/03/09, Source,
    Actress Kim So-yeon (32), who has made a comeback after a fifteen-year break with the movie "Gabi", said, "I want to play different characters such as a femme fatale, comic character and character who will experience sad love. I have had too long of a break up to now (laugh)". Asked about the characters that she wants to play, she answered with lightning speed as if she had been waiting for movies for a long time. She will appear in "Gabi" after her long break,...More
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Cinema Service (시네마서비스)
 Kim Tak-hwan (김탁환)
 Original work
 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
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Airing dates : 2012/03/15
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2012.04.08 : 270 437 admissions (total)
As of 2012.04.01 : 268 545 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.3.25 : 253 782 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.3.18 : 170 226 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.3.04 : 1 152 admissions (total)

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