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Green Fish (1997)
"Chorok mulkogi" (original title)

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Seong-kun Mun ...
Bae Tae-kon
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Seong-kyu Han ...
Makdong's 2nd-eldest brother
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Makdong
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Jin-yeong Jeong ...
Makdong's 3rd-eldest brother
Dong-gon Kim
Byeong-Cheol Lee
Mun-shik Lee ...
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Gye-nam Myeong ...
Kim Yang-kil
Ji-hye Oh ...
Makdong's sister
Hye-jin Shim ...
Mi-ae
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A nice "modern life" film
20 February 2001 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

I see this as a film about how hard it is to do the right thing in the complex modern world. Makdong's family used to own acres of farmland that are now covered in ugly apartment buildings and now they get by selling eggs to the residents. All Makdong wants to do is make this easier for his family and in the process he becomes a gangster just to get by. Even the gangsters are between doing the right thing and doing what they must to survive. Makdong's "Big Brother" likes to think of himself as different from the other thieves and killers that make up the underworld but in the end he is no better.


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