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My Father (마이 파더)

마이 파더 (Ma-i Pa-deo)

Directed by Hwang Dong-hyeok (황동혁)

Screenplay by ,


107min | Release date in South Korea :

James Parker, adopted overseas as a child, comes back to Korea as a U.S. soldier to find his birth family. He finds his biological father, who is in jail awaiting the death sentence. Their meeting is awkward at first, but sympathy and love grow between them.


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  • 'Secret Sunshine' Wins 4 Film Awards
    2007/12/02, Source,
    The film "Secret Sunshine" directed by Lee Chang-dong has won four prizes in the sixth Korean Film Awards.

    In downtown Seoul Saturday, the film earned top honors for best f,...
  • Korean Film Showcase to be Held in Japan
    2007/11/29, Source,
    The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) is to hold a showcase event in Tokyo, Japan from December 8 - 14, to introduce 9 Korean films to Japanese viewers.

    The event is a result of KOFIC's continuous efforts to expand the market base for Korean films in Japan by presenting Korean films of both quality an,...
  • Showcase of Korean Movies in Japan
    2007/11/28, Source,
    The Korean Film Council will hold a showcase of Korean movies in Japan to introduce Korean cinematography in the neighboring country.

    Nine outstanding films will be screened in Japan Dec. 8-14 under the auspices of the Japanese company Cinequanon, which has contributed greatly to promoting the Ko,...
  • Rising Star Awards Welcomes Henney
    2007/10/23, Source,
    After making himself a familiar face in Korean living rooms in 2005 by starring in MBC TV drama "My Lovely Sam Soon" ("My Name is Kim Sam-soon"), the Korean-American model-turned-actor,...More
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 Jo Geun-hyeon (조근현)
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 Lim Seon-ae-I (임선애)
 Kim Hyeon-cheol-I (김현철)
107 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Release date in South Korea : 2007/09/06
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As of 2007.09.30 : 841,838 admissions (total)
As of 2007.09.23 : 717,884 admissions (total)
As of 2007.09.16 : 622,107 admissions (total)
As of 2007.09.09 : 354,673 admissions (total)

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My Father (2007) by Seoul22407

est Korean Movie I've ever seen. I actually saw it for the first time on a Singapore Airlines flight from San Francisco to Seoul. It had me in tears. Great movie

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Does anyone know who plays the sister in the very beginning?
2007-12-17 23:34:50
2007-11-01 22:32:33
I didn't expect that Daniel's acting skill will grown beyond our expectation this early considering his ability in speaking Korean not really fluently...Two thumbs up, Daniel oppa.....
I'm excited to see this movie, it looks like DH may do some genuine, heartfelt acting here.......I can't wait!
2007-10-20 01:47:23
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