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Marine Boy (마린보이)

마린보이 (Ma-rin Bo-i)

Directed by Yoon Jong-seok (윤종석)

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Action Crime Thriller

118min | Release date in South Korea :


A swimming instructor Cheon-soo loses everything on gambling. It also leaves him with huge debt to pay off for the rest of his life. His moneylender, Kang approaches him with a dangerous proposition. He invites Cheon-soo to become a ‘marine boy’ – those who swim across the ocean to smuggle drugs. Cheon-soo decides to take the chance and puts his life at stake for the last time. Together Kang and Cheon-soo come up with a matriculate plan. Yoo-ri is the daughter of Kang’s best friend. Since her father died, Kang has been looking after her in his friend’s place. Yoo-ri believes that Kang is responsible for her father’s death and secretly waits for her chance to revenge him. Oblivious of this, Kang grows affection towards her which leaves him feeling guilty. Yoo-ri and Cheon-soo develops feelings towards each other and plot to go behind Kang’s back and take the drug money for themselves.


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CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Lee Kang-hyun (이강현)
 Editing department
 Bang Ho-seok (방호석)
 Management department
 Seo Wang-seok (서왕석)
 Martial arts team
 Jeong Hoon-tak (정훈탁)
 Production department
118 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2009/02/05
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As of 2009.03.08 : 833,696 admissions (total)
As of 2009.03.01 : 832,923 admissions (total)
As of 2009.02.22 : 821,149 admissions (total)
As of 2009.02.15 : 746,189 admissions (total)
As of 2009.02.08 : 490,451 admissions (total)
As of 2009.02.01 : 2,310 admissions (total)

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