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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.

International Film Festivals

2007 Toronto International Film Festival , Contemporary World Cinema


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    Singers at leading K-pop powerhouse SM Entertainment have been ending 2013 with a series of major concerts. The boy group Exo and girl group f(x) collaborated on Tuesday and Wednesday with their "Christmas Wonderland" concerts,...More

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    "I Love You, Jin-yeong!" Drama / 103 / Korean Kim Jin-young (Kim Gyoo-ri-I), an aspiring screenwriter with a zombie obsession, just turned 30 years old and has never dated a guy. Due to her single-minded obsession, her scripts never get accepted by any film production company. Then one day, Jin-young meets a renowned director named Hwang Tae-il (Park Won-sang). Tae-il is an older graduate from the same university as Jin-young, but she has never liked him. However, Tae-il finds Jin-young's script interesting and decides to make it into a film. Not surprisingly, Tae-il also finds Jin-young interesting,...More
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    After the screening of "Paparoti" on April 26th, Yoong Jong-Chan was available to take questions about the movie. Below is a paraphrased transcript of the session. Film critic Choi Gwang-Hee moderated the exchange and also answered questions. The statements of both are combined here for the sake of convenience. Q: In promotional materials for the movie, scenes in a swimming pool are clearly visible. Why was this not in the final cut? A: We ended up replacing it with the toilet scene, which served the same purpose in the story. We felt that the swimming pool scene went too far with its content, and the actors were also uncomfortable having to bare so much skin,...More
  • Hwang Jeong-min is a jack of all trades

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    Hwang Jeong-min plays a middle-aged father who takes part in a boxing reality show to earn money for his troubled daughter in "Fist of Legend". By Kim Kyung-bin Actor Hwang Jeong-min might not be a typical heartthrob. Rather than a glittering look, he has a friendly, familiar face - but he certainly knows how to use his next-door neighborly appearance to his advantage. Combined with his stunning acting abilities, Hwang is able to play a wide range of realistic characters convincingly. There seems to be no limit to the kinds of roles the 43-year-old can take on. In 2005, he starred in the movie "A Bittersweet Life" as a ruthless boss of a gang and "You are my Sunshine" as a naive country man who dedicates his life to his ill-fated lover,...More
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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
 Lee Jeong-hwa (이정화)
 Lee Su-jin (이수진)
 Directing department
 Han Dae-soo (한대수)
 Music department
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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!
2011-09-29 22:09:27
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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