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Spare (스페어)

스페어 (Seu-pe-eo)

Directed by Lee Seong-han (이성한)

Screenplay by ,

Action Drama

98min | Release date in South Korea :


Gwang-tae decides to sell his organ to pay off a private loan and asks Gil-do to do so. But Gwang-tae, owing to Gildo’s trickery, finds a way out with the yakuza, Sato.


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  • Kicking off 2012 with traditional art

    2012/01/02, Source,
    .(Above picture: Performers of "Bujihwa" practice playing the drums prior to their performance this weekend at the Namsan Traditional Theater. Provided by Yumin Co. ltd) The beginning of the New Year is a time of reflection - an opportunity for evaluations and resolutions. But the Namsan Traditional Theater is offering an alternative start to 2012. Seoulites can dive into the arts of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) through the "Bujihwa" performance series. Bujihwa, a term that indicates ignorance of the arts, is derived from the artist Cho Hi-ryong, who suggested that the educated elite were only familiar with poetry and were ignorant of contemporary art during the Joseon period,...More
  • Han Jae-seok returns with Lee Seong-han's "HIT"

    2011/03/27, Source,
    Actor Han Jae-seok is returning with director Lee Seong-han's new "HIT". According to the movies in the 28th, Han Jae-seok is in the process of negotiating deals about "HIT" (produced by Owl Entertainment). "HIT" is a new piece by Lee Seong-han, who is known for his unique movie styles such as "Spare" and "Wish".,...More
  • Six filmmakers confront the struggle of the second time

    2009/10/22, Source,
    'These budding directors shot their first films when Korean cinema was at its peak, so it's no wonder they now feel pressure'. -PIFF programmer

    The "sophomore slump" refers to when a second effort,...
  • 'Spare' offers plenty more than fist-fights

    2008/08/19, Source,
    The domestic box office has yet again succumbed to the influence of Hollywood and its penchant for world-saving heroes embellished with CGI and special effects.

    That makes it all the more refreshin,...
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 Yoo Sang-seob (유상섭)
 Martial arts director
 Yoo Sang-hun (유상헌)
 Lighting/cinematography department
98 min HD 16/9
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Airing dates : 2008/08/28
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2008.09.14 : 47,579 admissions (total)
As of 2008.09.07 : 46,467 admissions (total)
As of 2008.08.31 : 34,143 admissions (total)
As of 2008.08.24 : 7,278 admissions (total)
As of 2008.08.17 : 3,144 admissions (total)
As of 2008.08.10 : 3,018 admissions (total)
As of 2008.06.01 : 256 admissions (total)
As of 2008.05.25 : 128 admissions (total)

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