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My Sassy Girl (2001) More at IMDbPro »Yeopgijeogin geunyeo (original title)

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My Sassy Girl -- A remake of the wildly popular Korean film, this uniquely charming romantic comedy stars Elisha Cuthbert as a wild, exciting and complicated young woman whose chance encounter with a cautious and reserved nice guy from the midwest changes.
My Sassy Girl -- In this romantic (and hilarious!) modern classic, a chance meeting with a drunk girl on the train puts Gyun-woo in a masochistic relationship he never wanted. But despite her bullying ways he finds himself falling in love.
My Sassy Girl -- In this romantic (and hilarious!) modern classic, a chance meeting with a drunk girl on the train puts Gyun-woo in a masochistic relationship he never wanted. But despite her bullying ways he finds himself falling in love.

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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:
wanna die? (my first korean movie) See more (151 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Tae-hyun Cha ... Kyun-woo

Gianna Jun ... The Girl (as Ji-hyun Jun)
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
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
 
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 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:
Revealing mistakes: When Kyun-woo is browsing the Internet and checking his e-mail, the address bar shows that he's looking at local files on his hard-disk, not actual websites.See more »
Quotes:
[after Kyun-woo reads one of The Girl's screenplays]
Kyun-woo:They have to kiss in the end.
The Girl:This isn't a melodrama. It's an action movie.
Kyun-woo:You don't know movies. Koreans like melodramas.
The Girl:Why?
Kyun-woo:Know what novel touched us when we were teenagers? 'Shower' by Hwang Sun-won. It shaped our people's sensibility in their teens. Koreans like sad movies all because of 'Shower.'
The Girl:'Shower'? What's sad about it?
Kyun-woo:It's sad when she asked to be buried in the clothes reminiscent of her love. I couldn't sleep for one week.
The Girl:The ending sucks. Gotta change it.
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Movie Connections:
References Scream (1996)See more »
Soundtrack:
My GirlSee more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the Theatrical Version and the Director's Cut?
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48 out of 69 people found the following review useful.
wanna die? (my first korean movie), 31 October 2004
Author: bayani mahinay (bayani83@yahoo.com) from philippines

I don't know how many times i have watched the movie, because i like the story very much. Its like the story of my classmate and I in my university (because she never become my girlfriend thats why she's just my friend). They have the same traits with the girl in the movie. Thats why I called her sassy girl. First I never expected to like the movie. but when I saw it I cannot help myself to watch it everyday. I bought a copy for myself for me to review the movie everyday... I cried when Gyun Woo gave her blind date 10 rules and the theme song starts to play. This is one of the part that I like most. second was when she played the piano and Gyun Woo gave her a rose. I like the piano piece very much..

So watch the movie and see for yourself the hilarious comedy in korean movie history.

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Chapter 27 to 33 Translations of the Original Story omersermet
Korean expats like me, share your nostalgia sjhong-1
The poster looks like a Christman movie MrNickPeters
I found a link to the original story! kimnext
So this actually happened in the late 90's ? dadof3
I found a photo of the REAL The Girl! omersermet
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