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Romance Joe (로맨스 조)

로맨스 조 (Ro-maen-seu Jo)

Directed by Lee Kwang-kuk (이광국)

Screenplay by

Drama Melodrama Romance

115min | Release date in South Korea :

When a film director screams he cannot write a single word for his next project, a coffee shop waitress promises a good story if she’s paid the night. One day she knocked the wrong door when Romance JOE was committing suicide. There the waitress got to know about his first love in high school. Finally Romance JOE decides to live again and visits his hometown to retrace his memories.


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  • [HanCinema's Busan International Film Festival Movie Review] "A Matter of Interpretation" by Lee Kwang-kuk

    Yeon-shin (played by Shin Dong-mi) is a struggling actress who's just about completely run out of patience with her latest job, which appears to be managed by a guy who has absolutely no idea how staged theater is supposed to work. Forced to face the fact that her lifelong dreams of becoming an actress are unlikely to ever come to fruition, Yeon-shin instead faces inward, analyzing the literal dreams of her sleeping hours, seeking to find some evidence of past regret that's influencing the general malaise of her life right now,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Romance Joe"

    The first thing to understand about "Romance Joe" is that it has six different layers. Technically the main character is Seo-dam (played by Kim Dong-hyeon-III), who is relating the story of Director Lee (played by Jo Han-cheol), who is relating the story of the teashop girl (played by Shin Dong-mi) who is relating the story of the older Joe (played by Kim Yeong-pil) who is relating the story of the younger version of Joe (played by Lee David) who is relating the story of Cho-hee (played by Lee Chae-eun). There's also a kid thrown in the middle somewhere with his own story outside of that line. So it might actually be seven different layers, depending on how you define layers,...More
  • Shin Dong-mi stars in "Drama Festival - The Murder" with Moon So-ri

    2013/11/28, Source,
    Shin Dong-mi is starring in the MBC short drama, "Drama Festival - The Murder". Shin Dong-mi stars in "Drama Festival - The Murder" which is the ninth story of Drama Festival with Moon So-ri,...More
  • Art and Culture

    2012/10/11, Source,
    And now it's time for our arts and culture segment with Michelle Kim. Today she has news on the British Film Institute's annual film festival that opened in London yesterday and an update on the world premiere of a film starring Salma Hayek and Kevin James. Hello Michelle [Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young So, what will you start us off with[Reporter : ] The BFI London Film Festival, the largest film event in the UK, kicked off yesterday with some of the best films from established and emerging filmmakers, including 6 from Korea, and enough red carpet glamour to keep the paparazzi happy. Take a look. The 56th BFI London Film Festival opened yesterday as A-list stars from all over the world, including Tim Burton, Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Irvine, hit the red carpet for a bit of glitz and glamour before the opening film got started,...More
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 Lim Soon-rye (임순례)
 Production department
 Park Jin-seok-I (박진석)
115 min 
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Festival(s) & award(s)
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Airing dates : 2012/03/08
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2012.04.15 : 3 440 admissions (total)
As of 2012.04.01 : 3 247 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.3.25 : 2 972 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.3.18 : 2 270 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.3.11 : 1 016 admissions (total)

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