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Il Mare (2000)
"Siworae" (original title)

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Eun-joo moves out of her house "Il Mare", leaving behind a Christmas card for the eventual new owner of the house in 1999. In it she asks him/her to forward any mail of hers to her new ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Han Sung-hyun
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Kim Eun-ju (as Ji-hyun Jun)
Mu-saeng Kim
Seung-Yeon Jo
Yun-jae Min
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yun-Yeong Choe
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Storyline

Eun-joo moves out of her house "Il Mare", leaving behind a Christmas card for the eventual new owner of the house in 1999. In it she asks him/her to forward any mail of hers to her new address in the city. It is 1997 and Sung-hyun, the first owner of "Il Mare" is moving in and finds in his mailbox the Christmas card from Eun-joo. Thinking it was a joke, Sung-hyun leaves her a letter telling her so and reminds her that its 1997 not 1999. Eventually the two realize that they are separated by two years of time but can somehow communicate through the mailbox and begin to form a friendship through their letters Written by tinylulu2

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mailbox | letter | house | christmas | mail | See more »

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Release Date:

9 September 2000 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Siworae  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Il Mare does no longer exist since at least 2006 according to the satellite images. There is a new breakwater between summer sea line and Il Mare. Exact coordinates of Il Mare (the location where Il Mare existed) are: (37° 44' 15.50" N, 126° 17' 20.00" E). The coordinates of the other house which Sung-hyun visits while it's being constructed are: (33° 31' 5.00" N, 126° 57' 39.40" E). There is no house in fact. See more »

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Referenced in The Lake House (2006) See more »

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I'm Crying
Performed by Kim Hyun Chul
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User Reviews

 
This is a movie for a very romantically lonely person
2 December 2001 | by (Bangkok,Thailand) – See all my reviews

This is a movie for a very romantically lonely person,you go the theater alone to see beautiful people suffering from love lost,feeling sympathy for them and have a great relieve at the end of the movie,you must think that those ending could happen in your life too!

This movie is beautiful, come with a very sweet music,the production is on par with any European movie,the script is very well written and there is an element that become a special present for viewer who love a beautifully design things.If you think it's time to have a better movie to replace " Somewhere In Time" in a reference about very much loved sad movie you may give this movie a 10,if you looking for an alternative to Hollywood movie you might give it a 10 too.


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