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a LOVE (사랑)

사랑 (Sa-rang)

Directed by Kwak Gyeong-taek (곽경택)

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104min | Release date in South Korea :


A man’s fight against his damned destiny begins! His one and only destiny! At age 17, he meets a girl as beautiful as a watercolor painting. ‘I swear I’ll protect you...’ Although he is the best fighter in school, he dreams of making his mother proud by going to college. The tough but pure hearted, CHAE In-ho.... It takes him 7 years to confess to the girl of his dreams. A poisonous fatal destiny strangles his happiness! He stabs a gangster in the neck for her. “I’m Peek-a-boo, you bastard!” He wanted to live quietly like everyone else. But to keep his promise to protect his girl, he stabs Chi-kwon, a notorious mobster in Busan. A second chance comes his way! He devotes his life to working for Chairman Yoo. ‘Give me your youth...and I’ll give you power...’ He buries his love for the vanished girl and gets a second chance while working at the docks. He offers his life to the man who first holds out his hand for him. His life’s twisted fate! The girl he cannot forget returns as a love he cannot have. “Don’t go...Women are just a phase...” The girl he never stopped thinking about suddenly reappears in his life. She becomes his patron’s woman and beyond reach... But as he decides to be happy for once in life, bitter cruel destiny rattles everything in his life.


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 Produced by
 Jeong Tae-won (정태원)
 Yang Joong-kyeong (양중경)
 Han Seung-woon (한승운)
 Original idea
 Yoon Min-hwa (윤민화)
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
 Park Kwang-il (박광일)
 Lee Jeong-ho (이정호)
 Production department
 Seo Wang-seok (서왕석)
 Martial arts team
 Kim Byeong-seo (김병서)
 Lighting/cinematography department
 Park Sang-hyeon-I (박상현)
 Martial arts team
104 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Release date in South Korea : 2007/09/19
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2007.10.14 : 1,966,837 admissions (total)
As of 2007.10.07 : 1,783,702 admissions (total)
As of 2007.09.30 : 1,450,407 admissions (total)
As of 2007.09.23 : 504,602 admissions (total)

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joo jin-mo in the lead role, was the first factor that i watched this movie. the film's story made me wanna watch it over and over again. love the movie, and made me fall in love with joo jin-mo all the more! ^_^
2013-03-04 07:23:54
2008-04-10 10:01:17
i just the movie 'Love' & didn't recognize Kim i think he's the bad guy there that's why but he's good!
i love to see this one cause of kim min joon, i liked him in Lovers in Prague!
2008-04-10 07:28:08
2007-11-27 06:46:46 movie! Hmmm, but i don't like the girl which acted this movie. As last drama i watched & she always acted as a (3)rd party..... Singapore fanssss
would love to see this film knowing its starred by joo jin-mo..:)
2007-10-17 10:14:14
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