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Pacemaker (페이스메이커)

페이스메이커 (Pe-i-seu-me-i-keo)

Directed by Kim Dal-joong (김달중)


124min | Release date in South Korea :

Start of filming 11 April 2011
End of filming August 2011
A human drama based on an unlucky marathoner who had always been running as a 30km pace maker but gets to challenge a 42.195 km marathon for the first time in his life.
* A pace maker?
A player who supports the rhythm of a rising star during a game in swimming, long distance running, cycling and others.


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  • 'Pacemaker' fetes unsung sports heroes

    2012/01/04, Source,
    (Above picture: Kim Myeong-min, left, in scene from "Pacemaker" / Courtesy of Cinergy) A boy from an impoverished family with a talent for running finishes second place in a race on purpose - in order to win the box of "ramyeon" (instant noodles) given to runners-up. He grows up to become a national marathoner but he is destined to hold himself back as he did in his childhood. A "Pacemaker" is an athlete strategically thrown into sports competitions such as marathons and swimming in order to boost the frontrunner's record. In this case, the runner must halt at the 30-kilometer mark so that his teammate can take the crown at the end of the 42.195-kilometer marathon,...More
  • Dilemma: shooting two movies at the same time?

    2012/01/03, Source,
    Some actors and actresses are feeling stressed about movies they star in that are released at the same time or just a few weeks apart. "Pacemaker", with Ahn Seong-gi, Kim Myeong-min and Ko Ah-ra and "Unbowed" are being released at the same time on January 19th,...More
  • Added new stills and videos for the Korean movie "Pacemaker"

    2012/01/03, Source,
    Added new stills and videos for the Korean movie "Pacemaker",...More
  • Actress Ko Ah-ra Becomes a Pole Vaulter in Film

    2012/01/03, Source,
    22-Year-Old Actress Gain 5-kg Weight for Film South Korea's gracefully beautiful actress Ko Ah-ra has turned into a track and field athlete. The 22-year-old actress appeared in a press conference for film preview "Pacemaker" held at Lotte Cinema's theater in Seoul's Jayang-dong on Jan. 3, 2012. In the movie directed by Kim Dal-joong she appears as a pole vaulter representing South Korea. She said that she practed with 8-kg dumbbell to appear in the film. She also gained a weight of 5 killo grams to fit in with the character needed in the film,...More
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 Produced by
 Kim Mi-hee (김미희)
 Kwon Kwi-deok (권귀덕)
 Martial arts director
 Lee Won-jae (이원재)
 Min Ye-ji (민예지)
 Kim Sang-soo (김상수)
 Production department
 Park Jeong-su (박정수)
 Production department
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
124 min 
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Airing dates : 2012/01/18
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2012.02.19 : 463 275 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.12 : 462,763 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.05 : 458,173 admissions (total)
As of 2012.01.29 : 429,412 admissions (total)
As of 2012.01.22 : 193,106 admissions (total)
As of 2012.01.08 : 12,440 admissions (total)

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