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Ae-ja (애자)

애자 (Ae-ja)

Directed by Jeong Gi-hoon (정기훈)

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111min | Release date in South Korea :

Alternative title : "Goodbye Mom"
Park Aeja (Choi Kang-hee) was known as the “Tolstoy of Busan” when she was in high school. Dreaming of a career as a professional novelist, she moves to Seoul after graduation. Years later, Aeja is a 29-year-old woman with huge debts and a boyfriend who is cheating on her.

But Aeja remains confident and proud of herself. That is, except in front of her mother, Young-hee (Kim Yeong-ae), who disapproves of her daughter’s wild and free-spirited life. On her brother’s wedding day, Aeja plans revenge on her mother by staging a surprise event that nearly ruins the happy ceremony. Aeja is pleased with the results, but later that day she gets a phone call from the hospital saying her mother has collapsed.


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 Pyo Sang-woo (표상우)
 Lighting/cinematography department
 Kim Deok-soo (김덕수)
 Production department
 Jeong Se-gyo (정세교)
 Assistant director
 Park Ho-chan (박호찬)
 Directing department
 Kim Joon-seok (김준석)
 Score composer
 Heo Jong-ho (허종호)
 Management department
 Moon Hee-yoong (문희융)
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111 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2009/09/09
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2009.11.29 : 1,922,319 admissions (total)
As of 2009.11.22 : 1,917,558 admissions (total)
As of 2009.11.08 : 1,904,713 admissions (total)
As of 2009.11.01 : 1,896,323 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.25 : 1,879,806 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.18 : 1,833,063 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.11 : 1,727,426 admissions (total)
As of 2009.10.04 : 1,548,412 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.27 : 1,205,451 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.20 : 909,719 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.13 : 394,472 admissions (total)
As of 2009.09.06 : 13,451 admissions (total)

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