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Modern Boy (모던 보이)

모던 보이 (Mo-deon Bo-i)

Directed by Jeong Ji-woo (정지우)

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121min | Release date in South Korea :


LEE Hae-myung is proud to be the most modern boy in Seoul, living in the 1930’s at the height of its early development. With his Japanese friend Shinsuke, he enjoys the high life, seducing modern girls in dance halls and cafes. One day, in a basement dance hall, he discovers CHO Nan-shil, a startlingly beautiful chanteuse who calls herself “Laura,” and is transfixed at first sight. They start to go out together. However, Nan-shil takes Hae-myung’s assets and disappears without a trace, while he believes that she also falls in love with him. Hae-myung’s unstoppable love and dreams for Nan-shil can be ultimately attained.


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 Produced by
 Kang Woo-seok (강우석)
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Lee Jae-jin (이재진)
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
 Woo Moon-gi (우문기)
 Directing department
121 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2008/10/02
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As of 2008.10.26 : 761,090 admissions (total)
As of 2008.10.19 : 745,452 admissions (total)
As of 2008.10.12 : 656,943 admissions (total)
As of 2008.10.05 : 409,617 admissions (total)

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