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Going by the Book (바르게 살자)

바르게 살자 (Ba-leu-ge Sal-ja)

Directed by Ra Hee-chan (라희찬)

Screenplay by ,

Comedy

102min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis

A string of bank robberies puts the public in a panic and they demand action from the newly appointed police chief to crack down on the perpetrators. In order to appease the residents of the city and carry out his own ambitions, The police chief appoints naive traffic cop JUNG Do-man to infiltrate the world of the robbers.

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 Produced by
 Jang Jin (장진)
Staff
 Ra Hee-chan (라희찬)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Park Jong (박종)
 Production department
 Han Jae-kwon (한재권)
 Musician
 Lee Yong-seung (이용승)
 Directing department
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Editor
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
 Editor
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
 Kim Tae-hwan-I (김태환)
 Martial arts team
Technics
102 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
Web site
www.jungdoman.com...
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Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Release date in South Korea : 2007/10/18
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2007.11.25 : 2,149,073 admissions (total)
As of 2007.11.18 : 2,116,871 admissions (total)
As of 2007.11.11 : 1,987,031 admissions (total)
As of 2007.11.04 : 1,679,868 admissions (total)
As of 2007.10.28 : 1,187,722 admissions (total)
As of 2007.10.21 : 544,250 admissions (total)

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Going to the Box Office! by HD Kuya

I
t's a shame a movie this good never made to the cinemas in my country. With all the Hollywood popcorn flick booking all the spots, Going by the Book isn't highly regarded here.

If polices in Indonesia are like Jeong Do-man, then the respect for the police here are mutual. I'm not saying I don't respect the police here, but some of them are after people's wallet content than being by the (police) book. Even so, having a officer like Do-man would mean frustrating too, because he's just too strict.

Jeong Do-man gave the new chief, Lee Seung-man, the run for his money. If you're a fan of police movies, especially with a theme of negotiation in it, than this movie offers different. Do-man was given the role of robber by Seung-man, in a simulation robbery in his small town, to act to future events better. But Seung-man didn't know that Do-man was so good! Even, when he felt a suprise joy while doing it, I could understand. With a big & deeper case being some kind of background in Do-man law enforcement career, he only want what's better for the city he's protecting.

That the morale side, the humor side is projectile in good portion. For me, the humor isn't that original, but put into the movie in a nice way. Watch it in any kind of day you have, & I hope you enjoyed it as much as I do.

HD Kuya
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