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Secret Reunion (의형제)

의형제 (Eui-hyeong-je)

Directed by Jang Hoon (장훈)

Screenplay by

Action Drama

116min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Brothers" or "Blood Brothers"
When North Korean secret agent Ji-won (Kang Dong-won) crosses the 38th Parallel on a mission, the National Intelligence Service (NIS) led by Han-gyu (Song Kang-ho) intervenes, and a shooting rampage ensues in the heart of Seoul. For the incident, Han-gyu is fired and Ji-won is deserted by his agency. Six years later, the two meet by chance and start a business partnership in order to steal information from the other.

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  • KOFFIA 2011 Film Line-up announced!

    2011/07/27, Source,
    KOREAN FILM FESTIVAL IN AUSTRALIA 2011 KOFFIA 2011 is coming! HOLD ON TIGHT! For immediate release The KOFFIA Korean Film Festival is back in Sydney for the second time this August, bigger and better than ever, and it all begins here! KOFFIA 2011 will present 13 feature films and 7 shorts that showcase the great diversity of Korean cinema today, as well as providing a true Korean cultural experience with industry forums, cultural performances, food tastings and so much more. HOLD ON TIGHT! The festival will take place from 24th – 29th August at Dendy Cinemas in Circular Quay, Sydney. In this Australia-Korea Year of Friendship, we are very excited to announce that KOFFIA will also travel down to the beautiful city of Melbourne! The festival will run from 10th – 13th September at ACMI Cinemas, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Melbourne. This is an extra special date, as 12th September marks the important Korean Thanksgiving Holiday of Chuseok, join us in this celebration,...More
  • Battlefield film begins at war's end

    2011/07/21, Source,
    'There should be a wider variety of stories about North and South Korea if we want a better future for both. And there shouldn't be a limit on subject matter'. Director Jang Hoon is back with his third film, an epic about the Korean War called "The Front Line" that has already earned rave reviews. [JoongAng Ilbo] With his low-budget directorial debut, "Rough Cut" (2008), filmmaker Jang Hoon engraved his name in the minds of moviegoers and critics alike. His second project, "Secret Reunion" (2010), which deals with the friendship between a North Korean spy and a South Korean counterspy, drew 5.5 million and proved he was immune to the sophomore slump. Now, the 36-year-old filmmaker has returned with the blockbuster war movie "The Front Line". The film, which was released on Wednesday at theaters nationwide, was daunting for Jang in many ways, not least because he was concerned about the potential for distorting the history of the war. His second challenge was raising the 10.1 billion won ($9.5 million) budget, which was nearly double the cost of his first film,...More
  • 'Front' brings harrowing views of war

    2011/07/14, Source,
    Actors Lee Je-hoon, left, and Goh Soo in a scene from the Korean War (1950-53) film "The Front Line" By Lee  Hyo-won It's another Korean War (1950-53) film, made on a hefty budget - at least for local standards - and featuring an A-list cast. The viewer, already having seen such action-packed, homespun tearjerkers celebrating humanist values as "Taegukgi" and "71-Into the Fire" or any one of those Hollywood World War II blockbusters, can easily doubt whether Jang Hoon's upcoming "The Front Line" could bring something new,...More
  • Ko Chang-seok "Quick" and "The Front Line" released a day apart

    2011/07/06, Source,
    Actor Ko Chang-seok is in a tight spot with the two 10 billion won movies with him in it are being released only a day apart. He is in "The Front Line" releasing on the 20th and "Quick" coming out on the 21st. The two movies started shooting almost at the same time since the end of last year until the beginning of this year but they were set to be released in the summer and in Chuseok. Primarily meant for Chuseok, "Quick" has been reset to be released this summer as the materials of the movie like the action was judged to be more fit for the summer by the production. As well, "The Front Line" was to be released in time for the June 25th War Memorial day but was delayed in filming, therefore only being released in the summer.,...More
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Production
Showbox (쇼박스)
Distribution
Showbox (쇼박스)
Staff
 Kim Joo-ho (김주호)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Choi Kwan-yeong (최관영)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Jang Hoon (장훈)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Seong Jeong-hoon (성정훈)
 Lighting/cinematography department
 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
 Editor
 Park Hong-soo (박홍수)
 Assistant director
 Kim Tae-hwan-I (김태환)
 Martial arts team
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
Technics
116 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
Web site
www.song-gang.co.kr...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2010/02/04
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2010.04.18 : 5,459,295 admissions (total)
As of 2010.04.11 : 5,452,357 admissions (total)
As of 2010.04.04 : 5,442,964 admissions (total)
As of 2010.03.28 : 5,406,464 admissions (total)
As of 2010.03.21 : 5,314,713 admissions (total)
As of 2010.03.14 : 5,118,490 admissions (total)
As of 2010.03.07 : 4,822,636 admissions (total)
As of 2010.02.28 : 4,265,751 admissions (total)
As of 2010.02.21 : 3,496,650 admissions (total)
As of 2010.02.14 : 2,086,293 admissions (total)
As of 2010.02.07 : 894,358 admissions (total)
As of 2010.01.31 : 17,220 admissions (total)

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Brilliant, and very enjoyable.
2010-06-29 11:20:09
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