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Director:
Writers:
Jung-Il Chang (novel)
Sun-Woo Jang (writer)
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Release Date:
8 January 2000 (South Korea) See more »
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A conscious exploration of fantasy and flesh. The director talks about the novel upon which the film is based... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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A classic comedy about sex addiction. See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Sang Hyun Lee ... J
Tae Yeon Kim ... Y
Hyun Joo Choi ... G
Kwon Taek Han ... Y's Brother
Hyuk Poong Kwon ... J's senior
Myung Keum Jung ... Senior's wife
Min Soo Shin ... Young J
Young Sun Cho ... J's father
Mi Kyung Ahn ... Noodle shop owner
Kum Ja Yeom ... Short rib shop owner
Boo Ho Choi ... Motel owner
Hye Won Goh ... Motel owner's wife
Chui Jin Kwak ... Taxi driver
Jin-ho Lee ... Taxi driver
Jae Sup Jun ... Noodle shop customer
Mi Ran Yim ... Noodle shop customer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yi-da Jeon ... Woori

Directed by
Sun-Woo Jang 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jung-Il Chang  novel "Tell Me a Lie" (as Jung Il Jang)
Sun-Woo Jang  writer

Produced by
Jin Han .... associate producer
Jonathan Kim .... co-producer
Jung Soo Kim .... line producer
Moo Ryung Kim .... executive producer
Keon Seop Park .... executive producer
Chul Shin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Dalparan 
 
Cinematography by
Woo-hyung Kim 
 
Film Editing by
Gok-ji Park 
 
Production Design by
Myeong Kyeong Kim 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Keun Shik Cho .... assistant director
Jin Mee In .... assistant director
Woo Jae Kim .... assistant director
Kyung Mook Park .... assistant director
Dong-Whan Shin .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Young Kil Lee .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Yong Gyun Kim .... digital video
 
Other crew
Pascal Benbrik .... assistant coordinator: second unit
Pascal Benbrik .... choreographer dance
 

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Also Known As:
"Gojitmal" - South Korea (original title)
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112 min
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4 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
A classic comedy about sex addiction., 6 January 2003
Author: rlcsljo from Hollywood, ca

As I recall, in G. Lucas' film "THX-1138" there was a television channel that featured nothing but a robot beating a naked person with his billy club. When I first saw this, I laughed out loud at the obvious satire of our society's need for sex and violence in our entertainment. I had much the same feeling after seeing this film.

At first the film seemed like a competent look at how two people in love want to explore every aspect of each other's bodies. The initial mild S&M just seemed like a logical extension of that exploration. But when the beatings bordered on mutual self destruction, I immediately saw this as lampooning our society's need for ever increasing "kicks" to satisfy our insatiable lust for ever increasing degradation of the human body.

The director suckered us in and punched us right in the gut! Bravo!.

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