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Once Upon a Time in Seoul (소년은 울지 않는다)

소년은 울지 않는다 (So-nyeon-eun Wool-ji Anh-neun-da)

Directed by Bae Hyeong-joon (배형준)

Screenplay by ,

Drama War Human

98min | Release date in South Korea :

Alternative title : "Boys Don't Cry"


1953, the Korean war has ended, but the fight for survival has just begun. Two 18 year old boys, Taeho and Jongdu, live in a camp for orphaned boys, which is more of a concentration camp where everyone suffers from hunger, inhumane treatment and unbearable work conditions. But these two have a dream of a better tomorrow. Taeho is the one with wits and brains and Jongdu is the tough street fighter. Together they scheme to steal US Army supplies and recruit other boys to grow their business. But when they start to take business away from the local gangsters, their fight fur survival turns into a war…


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 Produced by
 Lee Seung-yeon-IV (이승연)
MK Picture (MK 픽쳐스)
 Hwang Ki-seok (황기석)
 Lee Byung-hoon (이병훈)
 Park Kwang-il (박광일)
 Lee Jeong-ho (이정호)
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 Seo Wang-seok (서왕석)
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98 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2008/11/06
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2008.11.30 : 99,043 admissions (total)
As of 2008.11.23 : 96,576 admissions (total)
As of 2008.11.16 : 93,218 admissions (total)
As of 2008.11.09 : 61,862 admissions (total)

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