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Happiness (행복)

행복 (Haeng-bok)

Directed by Heo Jin-ho (허진호)

Screenplay by , , ,

Drama Melodrama Romance

124min | Release date in South Korea :


When stricken with a terminal disease, Young-su leaves his careless high life in the city, live-in girlfriend and dwindling business. He retreats to a sanatorium in the countryside in order to treat his illness, where he meets a young woman who is a resident patient there. Soon they develop feelings for each other and leave the sanatorium together to live in a small but cozy farm house. Their health improves dramatically but when Young-su’s friends from the city come for a visit, he starts to wonder if he should abandon mundane rural village and return to his former lifestyle.

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2007 Toronto International Film Festival , Contemporary World Cinema


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    2014/08/06, Source,
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Showbox (쇼박스)
 Jo Seong-woo (조성우)
 Production department
 Jo Joon-hee (조준희)
 Production department
 Jo Seong-woo (조성우)
 Lee Jeong-hwa (이정화)
 Lee Jeong-hwa (이정화)
 Kim Hyo-kwan (김효관)
 Lee Won-sik (이원식)
 Kim Jeong-hwan-I (김정환)
 Production department
 Kim Woo-taek (김우택)
 Production department
 Lee Jeong-hwa (이정화)
 Lee Su-jin (이수진)
 Directing department
 Heo Seo-hyeong (허서형)
 Set team
 Oh Hyo-jin (오효진)
 Marketing department
 Han Dae-soo (한대수)
 Music department
124 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Release date in South Korea : 2007/10/03
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2007.10.28 : 1,167,137 admissions (total)
As of 2007.10.21 : 1,127,584 admissions (total)
As of 2007.10.14 : 968,483 admissions (total)
As of 2007.10.07 : 583,555 admissions (total)

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I love you Im Soo-jeong!
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2008-10-14 17:18:22
how can i watch this? please reply ASAP. THANK YOU
i think it's good movie i can't wait to see it =)
2007-10-04 06:53:18
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