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Director:
Writers:
Ho-sik Kim (novel)
Jae-young Kwak (screenplay)
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Release Date:
27 July 2001 (South Korea) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
6 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Perfect. See more (158 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Tae-hyun Cha ... Kyun-woo

Ji-hyun Jun ... The Girl
In-mun Kim ... Kyun-woo's Father

Wok-suk Song ... Kyun-woo's Mother

Jin-hie Han ... The Girl's Father
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
Kyeong-hun Jo ... Gangster 1
Kwang-eop Son ... Gangster 3
Jae-ha Seo ... Police Officer
Tae-yeong Kim ... Professor
Jeong-hak Lee
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cheol-Soo Kim
Tae-hyeon Kim ... Kendo Trainee
Mu-yeong Lee

Ho Lim ... The Girl's Blind Date
Geum-seok Yang ... Kyun-woo's Aunt (as Geum-Seok Yang)
Jae-young Kwak ... Covered Cart Bar Customer (uncredited)

Directed by
Jae-young Kwak 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ho-sik Kim  novel
Jae-young Kwak  screenplay

Produced by
Jin Han .... associate producer
Geon-seob Park .... co-producer
Chul Shin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hyeong-seok Kim 
 
Cinematography by
Sung-Bok Kim 
 
Film Editing by
Sang-beom Kim 
 
Production Design by
Sang-man Oh 
 
Art Direction by
Yun-hie Song 
 
Sound Department
Chang-seop Kim .... sound mixer
Chang-seop Kim .... sound supervisor
Won-Yong Kim .... sound
 
Stunts
Gab Yong An .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hyun-won Park .... lighting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lara Greene .... tailor
 
Editorial Department
Yong-gi Lee .... colorist
 
Other crew
Andy Yoon .... oversea sales manager
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Yeopgijeogin geunyeo" - South Korea (original title)
"Yupgi Girl" - Hong Kong (English title)
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Runtime:
South Korea:123 min | South Korea:137 min (director's cut) | Philippines:122 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The name of Kyun-woo comes from the Chinese story of Qi Xi (Chilseok in Korean), where the Cowherd (Gyeon-wu) and and the Weaver Girl (Jiknyeo) of the heavens are united for only one night every year.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The bars of the prison wiggle, revealing that they're not made of metal.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
The Girl:Wanna die?
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Movie Connections:
References Ashes of Time (1994)See more »
Soundtrack:
Gi Juk So RiSee more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the Theatrical Version and the Director's Cut?
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250 out of 281 people found the following review useful.
Perfect., 28 October 2004
Author: Ryan Miller (rtil@washington.usa.com) from United States

After viewing this movie I thought, what was wrong with it? When it got to about 10 minutes of thinking I realized that this was a hopeless effort.

Honestly, if you can't give this film a 10 out of 10, what other movie deserves one? This film is the perfect mix of comedy, drama, romance, some of the best storytelling I've ever seen, and even some surprise action scenes! And what's best, it's universal. I'm sure some would avoid this film simply because it's Korean - but that's where you'd make a mistake.

This film makes sense to anyone who's a teenager or has been one (recently.) Both college students, the clumsy, laid back Gyeon-woo and "The Girl", a whimsical tomcat, make for one interesting couple for the main characters. And everything that they encounter throughout the film magically comes together in the end, and it's truly heartwarming. You'll laugh, you'll cry, no matter who you are. I guarantee it. It couldn't be any better!

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