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Mission Sex Control (잘 살아보세)

잘 살아보세 (Jal Sal-a-bo-se)

Directed by Ahn Jin-woo (안진우)

Screenplay by ,


120min | Release date in South Korea :


In 1971 birth control was a major policy drive of the Korean government. Nevertheless, one poor farming village went against the trend, boasting the highest fertility rate in the country. This peaceful Yongdu Village receives an unwelcome visitor, the national family planning officer Hyun-joo, to oversee the villagers nocturnal pleasures. However as a single lady with little experience of her own, Hyun-joo finds it nearly impossible persuade the residents to use contraception. She finally appoints the village head Suk-gu as the local support officer and thus begins the “0% Birth Rate Project.” Appointing him brings more turmoil to the villagers and when the President comes to inspect…


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  • A comedy of contraceptive campaign

    2007/01/09, Source,
    In 1962, the Korean government launched a national campaign aimed at the country's rural development and initiated by former president Park Chung Hee. A significant portion of its government funds wer,...More
  • Sales at the Asian Film Market
    2006/11/03, Source,
    This year's Pusan International Film Festival witnessed the opening of the inaugural Asian Film Market, a comprehensive film industry hub which covers many aspects of filmmaking from pre-sales, sales, and financing to production and post facilities as well as a casting network for up-and-coming star,...More
  • TU Media broadcasts "The Host" for free
    2006/11/02, Source,
    TU Media, satellite DMB service provider, is broadcasting for free recently released movies including The Host, the largest-grossing Korean film to date, beginning on Nov. 2 on TU BOX, a premium movie channel.

    Besides The Host, TU Media will also screen The Resurrection of the Family (,...
  • Heroine

    2006/10/02, Source,
    Your correspondent met Kim Jeong-eun, a popular actress in Korea, at a café in Samcheong-dong.,...More
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 Lee Hyeon-soo (이현수)
 Production department
 Park Ho-joon (박호준)
 Park Kok-ji (박곡지)
 Choi Yang-rak (최양락)
 Scenario team
 Hong Seong-beom (홍성범)
 Production department
 Choi I-yeong (최이영)
 Assistant director
120 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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US$ 3.8 M
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Release date in South Korea : 2006/09/28
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As of 2006.10.15 : 212,083 admissions (total)
As of 2006.10.08 : 186,844 admissions (total)
As of 2006.10.01 : 74,911 admissions (total)

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