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9 September 2000 (South Korea) See more »
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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... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jung-Jae Lee ... Han Sung-hyun

Gianna Jun ... Kim Eun-ju (as Ji-hyun Jun)
Mu-saeng Kim
Seung-Yeon Jo
Yun-jae Min
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Directed by
Hyun-seung Lee 
 
Writing credits
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Eun-Jeong Kim 
Tae-Yeon Won  letters
Ji-na Yeo 

Original Music by
Hyeon-Cheol Kim 
 
Cinematography by
Kyung-pyo Hong 
 
Film Editing by
Eun Soo Lee 
 
Production Design by
Ki-chul Kim 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cheol-ha Lee .... assistant director
Chang-min Seo .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Sung Rok Choi .... dialogue editor
Tae-young Choi .... sound re-recording mixer
Shin-yong Kim .... boom operator
Young-rok Kim .... adr recording mixer
Weon-chul Oh .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Sung-jin Jung .... visual effects supervisor
Tae-hoon Kim .... producer: vfx
Tae-hun Kim .... visual effects producer
Tae-hun Kim .... visual effects supervisor
Jeon-hyeong Lee .... visual effects
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Siworae" - South Korea (original title)
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Runtime:
Argentina:105 min | Colombia:95 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »

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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 the former position of Il Mare. Exact coordinates of Il Mare (the location where Il Mare existed) are: (37° 44' 16.00" N, 126° 17' 21.50" E). The coordinates of the other house which Sung-hyun visits while it's being constructed are: (33° 30' 49.50" N, 126° 58' 03.50" E). There is no house in fact. And the beach which Sung-hyun sits in after visiting the house can be seen at (33°30'7.00" N, 126°56'35.75" E).See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Lake House (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
Must Say GoodbyeSee more »

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20 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
Beautiful, weird, and compelling..., 23 September 2001
Author: Gonkiz from Lund, Sweden

This is the most romantic and weird film I've ever seen. Delightful and very romantic, this film inspires. I had an overwhelming urge to go home and design something after seeing it. Not to mention dropping letters into mailboxes. Visually, the movie is incredibly beautiful. The storyline is also quite original for a love story. I don't know what else to say except see it, if you get the opportunity.

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