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Le Grand Chef (식객)

식객 (Sik-gaek)

Directed by Jeon Yoon-soo (전윤수)

Screenplay by ,


113min | Release date in South Korea :


At a press conference, a cooking knife of a special spirit is being presented to the public. The knife belongs to the last Korean royal chef of the Chosun Dynasty who cut his arms with this knife to show his loyalty to the king and the country. The Japanese bureaucrat at the time was deeply moved by his conviction and returned to Japan with this knife. Now, his son has come to Korea to return the precious knife back to someone who really deserves to own it and announces a cooking contest to find the best cook for this knife. Thus the destined match between the grandsons of the two apprentices of the royal chef has begun…


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 Produced by
 Kim Dong-joo (김동주)
Showeast (쇼이스트)
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Heo Yeong-man (허영만)
 Original work
 Park Kok-ji (박곡지)
 Kim Su-jin-I (김수진)
 Food director
 Hong Seong-beom (홍성범)
 Production department
 Choi Hyeon-mook (최현묵)
 Production department
 Kim Joon (김준)
 Art direction department
113 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Release date in South Korea : 2007/11/01
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As of 2010.01.31 : 2,991,879 admissions (total)
As of 2007.12.16 : 2,969,549 admissions (total)
As of 2007.12.09 : 2,866,683 admissions (total)
As of 2007.12.02 : 2,699,714 admissions (total)
As of 2007.11.25 : 2,402,987 admissions (total)
As of 2007.11.18 : 1,941,569 admissions (total)
As of 2007.11.11 : 1,304,794 admissions (total)
As of 2007.11.04 : 545,777 admissions (total)

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like and now still watching the drama version. :-)
2009-03-29 17:19:08
2008-05-25 09:53:17
Does anyone here got the Limited Dvd edition of this film?
Nice movie. Now am waiting for the drama version of Grand Chef :)
2008-02-18 19:24:41
2007-12-10 07:32:25
hi.I just saw one Music Video from this drama that song by Lee Ha_na.It was very nice.Congratulations.
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