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Chunhyang (2000)
"Chunhyangdyun" (original title)

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Mongryong marries the beautiful Chunhyang without telling his father, the Governor of Namwon. When his father is transferred to Seoul, Mongryong has to leave Chunhyang and finish his exams.... See full summary »

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Hyo-jeong Lee ...
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Sung-nyu Kim ...
Hak-young Kim ...
Pangja
Jung-hun Lee ...
Ji-youn Choi ...
Gov. Lee
Hae-eun Lee ...
Hyangdan (as Hae-Eun Lee)
Kyung-yeun Hong ...
Kisaeng Leader
Sang-hyun Cho ...
Pansori Singer
Myung-hwan Kim ...
Pansori Drummer
Hae-ryong Lee ...
Lord of Soonchun
Jun-hwam Gok ...
Lord of Okgwa
Keun-mo Yoon ...
Lord of Goksung
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Taell Bae
Bong Chotae
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Storyline

Mongryong marries the beautiful Chunhyang without telling his father, the Governor of Namwon. When his father is transferred to Seoul, Mongryong has to leave Chunhyang and finish his exams. Chunhyang, being the daughter of a courtesan, is also legally a courtesan. She is beaten and imprisoned when she refuses to obey the new Governor Byun, as she wishes to be faithful to her husband. After three years, Mongryong passes his exam and becomes an emissary to the King. He returns to Namwon, disguised as a beggar, just before Chunhyang is to be flogged to death at the governor's birthday celebration. Written by Will Gilbert

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Her spirit became inspiration. Her name became legend.

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Rated R for some sexuality | See all certifications »
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29 January 2000 (South Korea)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$14,052 (USA) (5 January 2001)

Gross:

$798,220 (USA) (21 September 2001)
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A "pansori" (on which this movie is based) was a four to six-hour long musical poem performed by a singer and a drummer. See more »

Quotes

Mongyong Lee: "Like the sun and the moon, my love will never change."
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Beautiful tale
1 September 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Kwon-Taek-I'm, the talented Korean director, gives us a gorgeous film in "Chunhyang". Korean cinema rely heavily in presenting well crafted movies that rely heavily in their rich folklore. As witnessed here, this film will delight fans of Mr. I'm, as well as give the viewer an appetite to discover other films from that country that are not only beautiful to watch, but also gives us films that are original, not following well established patterns, as it's the case with most of the commercial cinema these days.

"Chunhyang" offers us a folk story in the traditional Korean style in which a singer is accompanied by a an instrument similar to our guitar and we learn about it as it enfolds mesmerized by the images one witnesses on the screen.

We saw "Chungyang" in its original release and caught with it again with it in DVD format recently. This movie is highly recommended to those looking for a different kind of story told magnificently by Kwon-Taek-I'm.


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