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The Moonlight of Seoul (비스티 보이즈)

비스티 보이즈 (Bi-seu-ti Bo-i-jeu)

Directed by Yoon Jong-bin (윤종빈)

Screenplay by


123min | Release date in South Korea :


Two young men, Seung-woo and Jae-hyun, serve as ‘hosts’ or male escorts for a discreet private women's club in a post district of Seoul. In the backdrop of Seoul's fast-changing modern lifestyle, these two young try to live the upbeat life of the affluent crowd by raking in money at the club even though their personal lives become ruined by the day. A realistic look into the dark businesses that go on in the rampant city life of today's Seoul metropolitan.


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  • Role in the 'Sun' for Yoon Kye-sang?

    2013/12/19, Source,
    Actor Yoon Kye-sang, of the 2008 film "The Moonlight of Seoul" and the 2011 MBC drama "The Greatest Love", may come back to the small screen next year. The actor, who debuted as a member of the idol group g.o.d. in 1999, is talking with broadcaster KBS about taking part in a new drama, tentatively named "The Full Sun",...More
  • Kwon Se-in as a handsome teacher

    2013/03/20, Source,
    Actor Kwon Se-in is starring in an upcoming tvN drama "Ooh Wa". "Ooh Wah" is the story of a stop star (Oh Hyun-kyeong) and her announcer husband (Park Seong-woong) who seem perfect on the outside but is actually empty on the inside,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Nameless Gangster"

    Film: "Nameless Gangster" Director: Yoon Jong-bin ("The Moonlight of Seoul" and "The Unforgiven") Stars: Choi Min-sik, Ha Jeong-woo, Jo Jin-woong, Ma Dong-seok and Kwak Do-won Review Score: 8/10 Also try: "A Dirty Carnival", "A Bittersweet Life" and "Rough Cut" The gangster genre has never been found wanting within Korean cinema. Tales of authoritative corruption, nepotism and violence have been a common reoccurrence within modern Korean cinema, and directors have been able to continually transform the archetypal Korean gangster around these constants. From light-hearted comedies to political conspiracy thrillers, the Korean gangster film seems to be one of the mainstays of contemporary Korean cinema,...More
  • "Nameless Gangster" released in North America

    2012/03/28, Source,
    PREFACE "My reason for wanting to tell a story from the '80s is because I feel that the current societal climate is very similar. About 3 years ago I got a feeling that the era of my deceased father was suddenly coming back, an era in which everyone's good will is only reserved for their own survival and well being. But like my own father, I did not see these people as selfish fools, but sympathized with them. I wanted to portray these characters not as criminals who were on the wrong side of the law, but as people who tried their best to survive and thrive despite the conditions they were in. People innately follow the times they live in and those who ride it architect the next generation. The '80s in South Korea were an incredibly volatile decade in which a single person's decision could change the direction of an entire era. Following men who lived through that decade, I wanted to show that the eighties had more dramatic appeal than any other decade. I wanted to inquire whether it was the times that were changing the people, or if it was the people that were changing the times. Most of all, I hope that the audience can laugh and identify with these men who lived like kings in the face of loyalty, betrayal, and ambition".,...More
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Showbox (쇼박스)
 Park Ki-yong (박기용)
 Production department
 Kim Hong-jib (김홍집)
 Lee Jeong-hwa (이정화)
123 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Release date in South Korea : 2008/04/30
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2008.06.01 : 727,348 admissions (total)
As of 2008.05.25 : 722,637 admissions (total)
As of 2008.05.18 : 704,725 admissions (total)
As of 2008.05.11 : 615,566 admissions (total)
As of 2008.05.04 : 396,091 admissions (total)
As of 2008.04.27 : 14,168 admissions (total)

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i have to find out where to watch this - he also got a new drama available now called Who Are You? i'm happy for you YSK for having so many projects after your military service!
2008-04-29 10:09:06
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