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The Wig (가발)

가발 (Ga-bal)

Directed by Won Sin-yeon (원신연)

Screenplay by ,

Mystery Fear

106min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Scary Hair"
Synopsis
Having lost her voice in an accident, Ji-hyeon devotedly nurses her younger sister, Soo-hyeon, whose remaining time on earth is finite. Then one day, the lives of these two loving sisters change dramatically. As a present to fill the emptiness left behind by chemotherapy, Ji-hyeon buys Soo-hyeon a wig. From that day on, Soo-hyeon gradually regains her vivacious spirit. However, it is no ordinary wig: the traces of a tragic death and the deceased one's memories remain with this wig. It starts to change Soo-hyeon into an entirely different person and Ji-hyeon watches over her with worry.

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The Wig | Facts

 Produced by
 Lee Seo-yeol (이서열)
Distribution
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Staff
 Won Sin-yeon (원신연)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Lee Seo-yeol (이서열)
 Production department
 Jeong Jang-hwa (정장환)
 Directing department
 Lee Hae-kyeong (이해경)
 Script
 Kim Jun-seong (김준성)
 Musician
 Kim Sun-min (김선민)
 Editor
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
Technics
106 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
Web site
www.gaval.co.kr...
Videos
Trailer
Music video
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2005/08/12
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2005.08.21 : 367,778 admissions (total)
As of 2005.08.14 : 200,389 admissions (total)

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every time i see this movie>>i cry
2008-05-27 06:46:49
2007-08-20 23:50:06
i wasn't ready for the crash scene....
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