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My Sassy Girl (2001)
"Yeopgijeogin geunyeo" (original title)

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Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tae-hyun Cha ...
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The Girl (as Ji-hyun Jun)
In-mun Kim ...
Wok-suk Song ...
Kyun-woo's Mother
Jin-hie Han ...
Sook-hee Hyun ...
The Girl's Mother
Il-woo Kim ...
Quintuplets
Soon-cheol Yoo ...
Old Man
Dong-won Seo ...
Deserter
Min-jae Kim ...
Junior High School Kyun-woo
Nam-hwi Heo ...
Elementary School Kyun-woo
Jae-ho Lee ...
Neighborhood Friend 1
Joon-yeong Park ...
Neighborhood Friend 2
Cheol-ho Hyeon ...
Neighborhood Friend 3
Jong-hun Hyeon ...
School Friend 1
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Storyline

Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie follows the book closely. It describes the meeting of Kyun-woo (Cha) and an unnamed girl. Kyun-woo is shamed into assisting the girl because the other passengers mistakenly think she is his girlfriend. Once he helps her, Kyun-woo develops a deep sense of responsibility for her which enables him to tolerate (somehow) the girl's abuses. Written by Thomas Giammarco <giammarcoken@hanmail.net>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

27 July 2001 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

My Sassy Girl  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$138,253 (Japan) (14 February 2003)

Gross:

$1,708,565 (Japan) (7 March 2003)
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Trivia

The name Kyun-woo comes from the Chinese story of Qi Xi (Chilseok in Korean), when the Cowherd (Gyeon-wu) and and the Weaver Girl (Jiknyeo) of the heavens are united for only one night every year. See more »

Goofs

When the girl is waiting to board the train at the end of movie, the camera initially shows only her feet and legs with a young woman in a white shirt and blue jeans in the background. When the camera cuts to a view of the girl's face, the woman in blue jeans has been replaced by a woman in a long skirt. See more »

Quotes

Deserter: While I was in the service even my dog ran away with some mutt. My Yorkshire Terrier. Bitch.
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Connections

Spoofs The Matrix (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Canon in D
Music by Johann Pachelbel
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User Reviews

 
Best comedy-romance ever
31 October 2005 | by (Istanbul, Turkey) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen such movie st&#305;ry is excellent director put up a great job and both lead actor and actress is perfect.This movie is a theatrical feast.The actor played his role like he is playing his life actress (really pretty girl) played like she was born to act this role.The story?Its perfect its the first time have seen lots of people laughing and crying at the same time.You may think these things cannot happen then watch it and experience a new kind of feeling. After i watch this movie i reconciled with my ex-girlfriend.This movie left great effect on me and many people i know i think you should have this movie on DVD and keep it, watch it whenever you feel like divorcing or breaking up.


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