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The Customer is Always Right (손님은 왕이다)

손님은 왕이다 (Son-nim-eun Wang-i-da)

Directed by Oh Ki-hyeon (오기현)

Screenplay by


104min | Release date in South Korea :


In a peaceful barbershop, a timid barber confronts a stranger who has started to send blackmail notes. Whenever the stranger comes to the barbershop, the amount he demands becomes greater and greater. He even seduces the barberís beautiful wife. The barber is no match for his cruelty and cunning. Driven to desperation, the barber hires a detective, who discovers a shocking truth about the blackmailer.


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  • CJ Entertainment America Presents "Helpless"

    2012/04/10, Source,
    Dark Horse Korean Hit at the Gate in the U.S. LOS ANGELES, CA (April 9, 2012) – CJ Entertainment America is launching the moody Korean thriller "Helpless" on April 20, 2012 as an exclusive engagement for Los Angeles at the CGV Cinemas, with national dates expected for early May. The film was a critical darling and unexpected box office champion for two consecutive weeks when it was released in Korea earlier this year. - Russell Edwards, Variety "...The film never ceases to compel. As the layers of deceit are peeled back, Byeon seems in complete command of her material. A key demonstration of her narrative dexterity is the way she flaunts an audacious 'Chinatown'-like clue to the missing woman's whereabouts without pre-empting the climax",...More
  • Actress Seong to Get Married in December

    2007/10/14, Source,
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    Actress Seong Hyeon-ah will tie the knot with a businessman in December. The wedding ceremony will,...
  • Movie With English Subtitles
    2006/06/08, Source,
    Weekend Classics

    Korean Film Archive

    At 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Weekend

    The program collects movies concerning the war and its effects made from the 1950s to the present. This weekend, "The Winter of That Year Was Warm" (1984) by,...
  • First round of KOFIC 2006 subtitling support
    2006/04/10, Source,
    KOFIC has announced the recipients of the first round of the 2006 Subtitle Translation and Print Production support program. Six feature films and five short films were selected out of 27 total submissions (15 feature films, 12 short and independent films). The program provides funding for the produ,...More
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 Moon In-dae (문인대)
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
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 Jeong Jae-hwan (정재환)
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Release date in South Korea : 2006/02/23
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As of 2006.03.05 : 138,278 admissions (total)
As of 2006.02.26 : 80,606 admissions (total)

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