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Mutt Boy (똥개)

똥개 (Ddong-gae)

Directed by Kwak Gyeong-taek (곽경택)

Screenplay by


100min | Release date in South Korea :

Chul-min's family consists of himself, his police detective father, his sick mother, and a dog. Chul-min calls the dog 'Mutt', but his father calls Chul-min 'Mutt'. The dog is Chul-min's best friend. He doesn't cry when his mom dies, but he does get furious when his dog is eaten by the older boys in his soccer club. He takes his revenge, but his father's patrol car awaits him. Although he now must live on his own, Chul-min wins renown as the one who beat up 21 people all by himself. Many of the town's thugs start to hang around Chul-min, fascinated by him, and he becomes a leader of small-time gangsters.

International Film Festivals
2004 NatFilm Festival,
2004 Cleveland International Film Festival,
2005 Filmasia Film Festival , Focus on Korea
2003 Vancouver International Film Festival ,
2003 The Times BFI London Film Festival,
2005 Titanic Budapest International Filmfestival, Eastern Ports
2004 International Film Festival of Asia Pacific countries in Vladivostok, Special Vision


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    BUSAN ― The 16th Busan International Film Festival made sure Thursday's opening gala showed that Asia's largest cinema event was beginning a new chapter. Not only does the festival assume a new name, with the outdated Romanization "Pusan" changed to "Busan" ― but this year's event will be the first to be headed by Lee Yong-kwan after founding director Kim Dong-ho stepped down. Both men took part in the event, alongside Busan Mayor and festival chairman Hur Nam-sik,...More
  • Kwak, Kwon team up for melodrama

    2011/07/21, Source,
    From left, actors kwon Sang-woo and Jeong Ryeo-wo pose with director Kwak Gyeong-taek at the press conference for the film "Pained", which will open in the fall. / Yonhap By Lee Hyo-won Kwak Gyeong-taek, best known for turning "pretty boys" into hardboiled action stars, has teamed up with kwon Sang-woo for his latest film "Pained". The director, who has featured heartthrobs Jang Dong-gun as a gangster ("Friend") and Jeong Woo-sung as a disheveled hobo ("Mutt Boy"), did not necessarily choose Kwon because of the actor's knack for pulling off macho roles,...More
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 Produced by
 Kim Dong-joo (김동주)
 Yang Joong-kyeong (양중경)
Showeast (쇼이스트)
 Hwang Ki-seok (황기석)
 Yoon Min-hwa (윤민화)
 Park Yoo-kyeong (박유경)
 Park Kwang-il (박광일)
100 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Release date in South Korea : 2003/07/16

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i love this movie, its soo original
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