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Desire To Kill (죽이고 싶은)

죽이고 싶은 (Jook-i-go Sip-eun)

Directed by Jo Won-hee-I (조원희), Kim Sang-hwa (김상화)

Screenplay by ,


92min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Enemy at the Dead End"
The man who wanted to die meets someone he wants to kill!
Min-ho always tries to commit suicide. He is in the hospital long term from a brain disorder and suicide attempts when Sang-eob joins his room. It's the man Min-ho would risk his life to find and kill. He has amnesia and is fully paralyzed but Min-ho can't let him off easy. Although Min-ho isn't in the best health, he has to live if he wants to kill Sang-eob.

The man who survived death meets an irritating man!
One day, Sang-eob opens his eyes to find himself a hospital room. He doesn't know who he is and he can't move a muscle. Min-ho is in the next bed with powerful eyes. They're both patients, but he's irritating. Every time Sang-eob wakes up, his head hurts, his body aches. As his memory returns, he remembers hostile things about Min-ho.

August 2010, an extraordinary combat between the two men begins.


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 Kim Jeong-goo (김정구)
 Kim Seong-joong (김성중)
 Directing department
 Choi Chan-min (최찬민)
 Park Soo-jin-III (박수진)
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 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
 Yoon Gun (윤건)
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92 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Airing dates : 2010/08/26
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2010.09.12 : 131,901 admissions (total)
As of 2010.09.05 : 125,283 admissions (total)
As of 2010.08.29 : 76,560 admissions (total)

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