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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:
Watch this brilliant film before Hollywood poisons it 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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Trivia:
Based on a true story.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The deserter is carrying a Daewoo K2 assault rifle when he takes Kyun-woo and the girl hostage, but at the merry-go-round he suddenly has a Colt M4. While the girl is talking to him, the M4 is briefly replaced by a Colt M16.See more »
Quotes:
The Girl:You know why the sky is blue?
Kyun-woo:Because the reflection from the sunshine causes...
The Girl:Wrong! It's to make me happy. I wanted it to be blue, so it's blue. You know why fire is hot? It's all for me. I wanted it to be hot, so it's hot. You know why we have four seasons here in Korea?
Kyun-woo:For you?
The Girl:Correct.
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Movie Connections:
References Christmas in August (1998)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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161 out of 205 people found the following review useful.
Watch this brilliant film before Hollywood poisons it, 28 April 2005
Author: Fru_is_Insomniac from Philippines

I heard that there will be a remake of My Sassy Girl, so as my subject say, GO WATCH IT NOW! This movie is so beautiful! The actors are brilliantly acted very well. The story is just plain, simple, it is my all time favorite movie! My sassy Girl is almost a perfect film, so I have no question why everyone who watched it, they liked it. My sassy girl is a classic, no not even it's co-Asian countries will remake or retain the power of this movie. This film is what you called "Exclusively for Koreans" so Hollywood, live this movie alone OK! But still, WATCH IT NOW! BEFORE Hollywood POISON THIS FILM!

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Chapter 27 to 33 Translations of the Original Story omersermet
My Sassy Girl 2 to shoot with out Gianna Jun imin2film
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
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