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I Wish I Had a Wife (2001)

Nado anaega isseosseumyeon johgessda (original title)
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Kim Bong-soo
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Jung Won-ju
Hee-kyung Jin
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Kwang-ryul Jun ...
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Jung-Hee Moon
Tae-hwa Seo
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I Wish I Had a (L)ife
19 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Likable romantic comedy offers a familiar story that is still appealing thanks to the actors' charisma and some stylish touches from the director. Kyung-gu Sol plays a lonely banker who's generally burned out and perks up only when chasing a woman who may or may not be right for him. Do-yeon Jeon is cute as an equally lonely school teacher who starts to cross his path. No huge surprises, and the film seems to continue past the point it should logically conclude (a minor quibble) – yet the characters act more like real people than those that populate comparable Hollywood films, and thus hold your attention.

Effectively diverting as light entertainment, with some thoughtful, adult overtones.


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