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I Came from Busan (영도다리)

영도다리 (Yeong-do-da-ri)

Directed by Jeon Soo-il (전수일)

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83min | Release date in South Korea :

A 19-year-old single mother leaves to find her hope.
In-hwa has an unwanted pregnancy and gives her child up for adoption. She tries to dream of a normal life, but she feels the changes in her body after childbirth and longs for her child she treated harshly. She decides to look for her child.

Special Tip: The way to hope 'Yeong-do Bridge'
Yeong-do Bridge is a symbol of Busan. It is a historical place where families separated during the Korean War waited to meet each other again. The place in the movie represents the pain of loss. It becomes an important backdrop for In-hwa's journey to find her child.


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  • Korean projects in the Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum

    2012/03/11, Source,
    Carrying on a tradition that includes directors such as Bong Joon-ho, Park Chan-wook and Lim Sang-soo, this year three Korean projects will be participating in the 10th Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF). At the project market's 10th edition held March 19 –21, these three will be amongst the selection of 32 films out of 200 submissions from over 45 countries and regions,...More
  • HAF feature interview with JEON Soo-il, "Another Country"

    2012/03/11, Source,
    Director Jeon Soo-il is due to participate in the upcoming Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) with the project "Another Country". At the time of writing, he was shooting his latest film "El Condor Pasa" in Busan and Peru. "Another Country" will be his next film after "El Condor Pasa". Jeon's previous films include "With a Girl of Black Soil" (2007), which won two awards at the Venice film festival, "Himalaya, Where the Wind Dwells", which screened at Karlovy Vary and Sao Paulo, "I Came from Busan" (2009), which went to the San Sebastian film festival, and his most recent "Pink" (2011) which premiered at last year's Busan International Film Festival,...More
  • Korean films at Deauville Asian Film Festival

    2012/02/17, Source,
    The 14th Deauville Asian Film Festival in France has unveiled their line-up this year to include JANG Hui-cheol's "Beautiful Miss Jin" and Jeon Soo-il's "Pink" from the Republic of Korea.   A drama/comedy set around Busan's busy Dong-rae station, director Jang Hui-cheol's "Beautiful Miss Jin" previously debutedat last year's Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in theKorean Cinema Today– Vision section. "Beautiful Miss Jin" will screen in Deauville Asian Film Festival's official Competition section with nine other films.These include WANG Xiaoshuai's "11 Flowers" from China, SONO Sion's "Himizu" from Japan, Tongpong CHANTARANGKUL's "I Carried You Home" from Thailand and Amir Hossein SAGHAFI's "Death Is My Profession" from Iran,...More
  • Three Korean projects selected to HAF

    2012/01/10, Source,
    Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary this March with a record 32 selections, including three from South Korea. These are director Jeon Soo-il's "Another Country", KIM Baek-jun's "Monsters" and Lee Hae-joon's "My Dictator". The festival chose these from more than 200 submissions from over 45 countries and regions.The final selection represents 20 different territories including Australia, China, India, Japan, and Malaysia,...More
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 Jeong Soon-yeong (정순영)
 Kim Seong-tae (김성태)
83 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Airing dates : 2010/07/01
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As of 2010.08.08 : 1,657 admissions (total)
As of 2010.08.01 : 1,595 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.25 : 1,524 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.18 : 1,432 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.11 : 1,096 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.04 : 485 admissions (total)

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