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(Movie, 2013)

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  • [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2013.11.01 ~ 2013.11.03

    The God of Thunder has struck the Korean peninsula and taken charge atop its box office. "Thor: The Dark World" hammered home 827,625 admissions to deny "Blood and Ties" a second weekend title as Korea's choice flick. Last week Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity" and "Blood and Ties" partook in a photo finish whereby the local effort pulled through on ticket stubs, while the big budget blockbuster claimed the cash prize due to its 3D splendour. This past weekend's results, however, put a sharp stop to the squabbling, as a new king was crown in the form of the Marvel's "Thor" and his second eventful arrival on our petty planet,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "No-Breath"

    The promotional material for this movie proudly states that "NO-BREATH" is the first Korean film to be made entirely about serious competitive swimming. Actually, I'm not sure any country has made a movie about competitive swimming before, or at least not one I can remember offhand. It seems strange considering the elements are there. Just make it a sports movie like any other sports movie, and add copious camerawork of dashing handsome young men with their sexy chests in full focus. In terms of those particular goals, "NO-BREATH" accomplishes what it set out to do. The very attractive, largely male cast are able to pump out a passable coming-of-age story as two rivals duke it out to become Korea's greatest swimmer,...More

    2013/11/01, Source
    "NO-BREATH" Genres: Drama and Sports Running Time: 118 min. Directed by: Cho Yong-sun Starring: Lee Jong-suk, Seo In-guk, Kwon Yuri Synopsis: Won-il used to be a promising swimmer like his championship swimmer father. After his father's death from a swim competition, where he was doing his specialty called "no breathing", his mother also passes away. Losing hopes, he quits swimming for good and lives like there is no tomorrow with his easy-going attitude. When he is being dropped out of school, his father's longtime friend Jae-seok drags him to get into a physical education high school to start swimming again. There he meets his long-ago rival Woo-sang, who was always overshadowed by Won-il. His return is unwelcomed by Woo-Sang but Won-il does not care. Then there is Jae-seok's daughter, Jeong-eun who captures both Won-il and Woo-sang's hearts and reignites the rivalry between the two,...More

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