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Happy End (1999)

Haepi-endeu (original title)
When a wife becomes the breadwinner of her family after her husband loses his job, adultery becomes part of her life. (Korean with English subtitles).

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Seo, Ki Min
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When a wife becomes the breadwinner of her family after her husband loses his job, adultery becomes part of her life. (Korean with English subtitles).

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Piano Sonata A Minor K.310, 1st Mov. Allegro Maestoso
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Performed by Karl Angel, piano
Courtesy of TELDEC CLASSICS INTERNATIONAL GMBH, Hamburg, Germany
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Men will always stay men
21 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

An excellently performed movie about our age of the equality of the genders. If men lose their jobs and their wives have wild affairs can a man forever hold his horses? An original story with a touching motherly daddy who knows when enough is enough...


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