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Take Off (국가대표)

국가대표 (Gook-ga-dae-pyo)

Directed by Kim Yong-hwa (김용화)

Screenplay by

Comedy Drama Sports

137min | Release date in South Korea :

Other title : "Ski Jump"
In 1996 a small Korean town is undergoing a large-scale construction in preparation for Winter Olympics bid. In the middle of the construction, the local committee receives a report that they do not have sufficient athletes to compete. they conclude to form a ski jump team in order to represent the event. Former American Junior alpine athlete Bob is an adoptee who came to Korea in search of his mother. With 4 other non-experienced athletes, he form the first Korean ski jump team. there’s no turning back, it’s a challenge they committed to.


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Showbox (쇼박스)
International sales
Showbox (쇼박스)
 Kim Seon-jeong (김선정)
 Hwang Seung-jae (황승재)
 Kim Min-suk (김민석)
 Production department
 Kim Yong-hwa (김용화)
 Production department
 Baek Dong-hyeon (백동현)
 Sin Seong-il (신성일)
 Kim Byeong-seo (김병서)
 Lighting/cinematography department
 Kim Hyoung-ju (김형주)
 Cinematographer B team
 Horan (호란)
 Music department
 So Joon-moon (소준문)
 Making of
137 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2009/07/29
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2009.12.06 : 8,089,522 admissions (total)
As of 2009.11.15 : 8,088,831 admissions (total)
As of 2009.11.08 : 8,088,151 admissions (total)
As of 2009.11.01 : 8,085,554 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.25 : 8,078,309 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.18 : 8,056,955 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.11 : 8,009,962 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.04 : 7,910,149 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.27 : 7,706,776 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.20 : 7,584,804 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.13 : 7,370,141 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.06 : 6,965,612 admissions (total)
As of 2009.08.30 : 6,307,548 admissions (total)
As of 2009.08.23 : 5,351,001 admissions (total)
As of 2009.08.16 : 3,967,301 admissions (total)
As of 2009.08.09 : 2,415,678 admissions (total)
As of 2009.08.02 : 964,406 admissions (total)
As of 2009.07.26 : 8,873 admissions (total)

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really a very fascinating movie, chon mal chowayoooo
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