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Green Fish (1997)

Chorok mulkogi (original title)
Returning home and finding his town drastically changed, a former soldier falls in with gangsters.

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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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Dong-gon Kim ...
Sandwich Man
Byeong-Cheol 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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Returning home and finding his town drastically changed, a former soldier falls in with gangsters.

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Fine flick
20 October 2000 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I saw this a few years ago and remember it as sad, graceful and often funny, with a few strikingly memorable images, like the one of the glowering night club singer. Its story of a young Korean man from a loving but troubled home who ends up working for the local hoods is not wildly original, but it's well done. It is kind of unassuming and low-key, so that when the credits trekked over the final scene (which the audience rightly applauded) I was surprised at how touched I was, and I remember it overall with more clarity than most films I see.


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