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The Scent of Love (국화꽃 향기)

국화꽃 향기 (kook-hwa-kkot Hyang-gi)

Directed by Lee Jeong-wook (이정욱)

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109min | Release date in South Korea :

In-ha smells the "scent of the chrysanthemums" after seeing Hee-jae arguing in the defense of a pregnant woman on the subway. The two meet again in a student club at their university, but Hee-jae loves someone else and brushes off In-ha's feelings for her. After many years, Hee-jae loses her love and lives without hope. In-ha comes to the rescue and brightens her life. A film based on the best-selling novel of the same name by KIM Ha-in.

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2003 Asia Paciifc Film Festival


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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "The Scent of Love"

    While on the subway young college student In-ha (played by Park Hae-il) witnesses a curious sight- Hee-jae (played by the late Jang Jin-yeong) takes the lead in getting a passed out drunkard to sit up, so a pregnant woman can sit down. It's an act of kindness that's striking precisely because Hee-jae isn't expecting any kind of reward for her good deed. Her sole motivation is a desire to be a decent human being who takes a stand for moral principle no matter how uncomfortable or even dangerous the situation may be. Hee-jae's chrysanthemum scent is, to In-ha, "The Scent of Love",...More
  • CJ Entertainment America Presents "Helpless"

    2012/04/10, Source
    Dark Horse Korean Hit at the Gate in the U.S. LOS ANGELES, CA (April 9, 2012) – CJ Entertainment America is launching the moody Korean thriller "Helpless" on April 20, 2012 as an exclusive engagement for Los Angeles at the CGV Cinemas, with national dates expected for early May. The film was a critical darling and unexpected box office champion for two consecutive weeks when it was released in Korea earlier this year. - Russell Edwards, Variety "...The film never ceases to compel. As the layers of deceit are peeled back, Byeon seems in complete command of her material. A key demonstration of her narrative dexterity is the way she flaunts an audacious 'Chinatown'-like clue to the missing woman's whereabouts without pre-empting the climax",...More
  • Top Actress Jang Jin-yeong Dies of Stomach Cancer

    2009/09/02, Source
    Top actress Jang Jin-yeong, who had been struggling with stomach cancer, died on September 1 at age 37. Jang's agency, Yedang Entertainment,,...More
  • Jang Jin-yeong Loses Battle with Cancer

    2009/09/02, Source
    The actress Jang Jin-yeong died at the St. Mary's Hospital in Seoul at 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. She was 37. Jang had been diagnosed wi,...More
  • Actress Jang Jin-yeong Dies of Cancer at 35

    2009/09/01, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    Korean actress Jang Jin-yeong passed away Tuesday evening after losing a battle against stomach cancer. S,...
  • Actress Jang Dies at 35

    2009/09/01, Source
    Actress Jang Jin-yeong died Tuesday afternoon after battling stomach cancer for nearly a year.

    Jang, 35, has been hospitalized in Seoul si,...
  • Actress Jang Jin-yeong Diagnosed with Cancer

    2008/09/29, Source
    Actress Jang Jin-yeong (34) has been admitted to a hospital after being diagnosed with stomach cancer.

    "Jang Jing-yeong has been admitted,...
  • Actress Jang Jin-yeong Fights Stomach Cancer

    2008/09/25, Source
    By Bae Ji-sook
    Staff Reporter

    Actress Jang Jin-yeong is suffering from stomach cancer, Sports Seoul, a local newspaper, reported Thursda,...

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 Produced by
 Jeong Tae-won (정태원)
Cinema Service (시네마서비스)
International sales
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Lee Jeong-wook (이정욱)
 Park Kok-ji (박곡지)
109 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85) Dolby SRD
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Release date in South Korea : 2003/02/28

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really good movie.
2008-08-18 19:24:16
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