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The Recipe (된장)

된장 (Doin-jang)

Directed by Lee Seo-goon (이서군)

Screenplay by

Melodrama Mystery Romance

107min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Doenjang"
When a convict on death-row wants bean paste stew before he dies, a director becomes curious. He finds out many surprising truths.

A notorious murderer’s last words before execution are a request to have the soybean soup he had before his arrest. In the same way the reporter tried to uncover the meaning of “Rosebud” in Citizen Kane, a broadcast producer starts tracing the secret of the soup. Behind the captivating taste lies a woman’s unfortunate life and love story.
It has been twelve years since Lee Seogoon made his last film, Rub Love, and here the director wonderfully mixes two different genres-the thriller and the love story. The English title, “The Recipe” contains a lot of meaning: a record of a person’s life, a memory of taste, an experience of loss and a chronicle of hurts. In this sense, the film is a recipe for everything. With his original touch, Lee illustrates the obsession with unforgettable memories of love and a fatalistic point of view. The soybean soup recipe contains pain, longing and salvation. In a sense, the recipe is the very history of Korea’s memory and tradition. (LEE Sang-yong)

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    Endless heat and tropical nights can give anyone a hard time. This is why more care is needed in summer to avoid exhaustion. Yoon Sook-ja, director of the Institute of Traditional Korean Food (Korea.net) Historically, Koreans survived summer by eating nutritious energy foods. Popular summer Korean foods can be roughly categorized as cold foods and hot foods. Yoon Sook-ja, director of the Institute of Traditional Korean Food, recommends delicious Korean cuisines in these categories to help fight summer heat,...More
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    2012/11/09, Source,
    by: Raine --- This episode had a lot crammed into it and moved a little fast for me. But it's a television show and only eight episodes at that, so I'll cut it some slack. I really love the family element that it has going, but the romance has been put aside for the mystery that is Gu Mi-jin. I hope we bring back the romance in the last episode because, well, that's why Mi-jin is willing to die, right? Oh yes, ratings went up to 4.5% according to AGB Nielsen Nationwide.,...More
  • Vegetarian dishes require rethinking, creativity

    2012/08/25, Source,
    What do you get when you combine the recent fads in Korea of "well-being" (or healthy lifestyles) and "healing?" A heightened interest in vegetarian diets. People seeking a healthy mind and body might have given it a thought: "Should I try this?" But for most people in Korea, giving up meat is a formidable challenge. Can people continue to feel the joy and pleasure of food without meat? The JoongAng Ilbo visited five major vegetarian restaurants in Seoul to find out their recipe secrets and get some pointers,...More
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    2012/07/16, Source,
    So Ji-sub To mark the one year anniversary of his café franchise, A Twosome Place, actor So Ji-sub developed and released two non-coffee beverages to be sold during summer at his 51K store in Apgujeong, southern Seoul. Following the success of the drinks, CJ Foodville Corporation announced yesterday that the two drinks: Green Tea Lemonade and Citron Gingerade, will be sold across some 250 of Twosome outlets nation wide,...More
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Doenjang Party

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Doenjang's Woman Lee Yo-won

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 Produced by
 Kim Jin-yeong (김진영)
Distribution
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Staff
 Jang Jin (장진)
 Production department
 Han Jae-kwon (한재권)
 Musician
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Editor
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
 Editor
 Kwon Mi-jeong (권미정)
 Animation team
Technics
107 min HD Cinemascope (2.35)
Web site
blog.naver.com/mejoo...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2010/10/21
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2010.10.31 : 44,791 admissions (total)
As of 2010.10.24 : 33,066 admissions (total)

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