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Underground Rendez-vous (만남의 광장)

만남의 광장 (Man-nam-eui Kwang-jang)

Directed by Kim Jong-jin (김종진)

Screenplay by


107min | Release date in South Korea :


Set in the 1980ís, the eldest son of a poor family decides to move to Seoul to become a teacher. Yet as soon as he reaches the city, his money is stolen and his bags are lost. He manages to reach a remote town, where coincidentally they were looking for a new teacher for the town children. He soon falls in love with a woman there, yet her origin seems vague as the townspeople only say she comes from somewhere up North. It turns out the townspeople have been communicating with another bordering town in North Korea through a secret tunnel connecting the two.


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Release date in South Korea : 2007/08/15
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As of 2007.09.02 : 1,169,515 admissions (total)
As of 2007.08.26 : 1,019,040 admissions (total)
As of 2007.08.19 : 696,903 admissions (total)

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