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My Beautiful Girl, Mari (2002) More at IMDbPro »Mari iyagi (original title)


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18 January 2002 (South Korea) See more »
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Two boys find a beautiful world of magic and wonder when they find a magic marble in an old lighthouse. There they meet Mari and can escape from the growing hardships of their home lives | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Byung-hun Lee ... Namoo
Hyeong-jin Kong ... Jun-ho
Chong-ok Bae ... Namoo's Mother
Sung-kee Ahn ... Kyeong-min
Hang-Seon Jang ... Jun-ho's Father
Mun-hee Na ... Namoo's Grandmother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Seok-jun Lee

Directed by
Sung-gang Lee 
 
Writing credits
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Su-jeong Kang 
Sung-gang Lee 
Mi-ae Seo 

Produced by
Seoung-Jae Cha .... co-executive producer
Jae-Won Choi .... executive producer
Tae-sung Jeong .... co-producer
Seong-weon Jo .... co-producer
Carl Macek .... english language producer
 
Original Music by
Byung-woo Lee 
 
Cinematography by
Geun-wook Kwon 
 
Film Editing by
Gok-ji Park 
 
Art Department
Ji-Hoon Hong .... storyboard art director
 
Sound Department
Eun-ah Choi .... dialogue editor
Sung Rok Choi .... sound effects editor
Cesar Inserny .... sound designer
Cesar Inserny .... sound mixer
Chang-seop Kim .... sound designer
Suk-won Kim .... sound
Ju-kang Park .... sound effects editor
Cristinel Sirli .... sound mixer (as Christinel Sirli)
 
Special Effects by
Ki-pyo Kim .... special effects
 
Animation Department
Moon-hee Kim .... animation director
 
Other crew
Soo Kim .... translator (English version)
 

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Also Known As:
"Mari iyagi" - South Korea (original title)
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South Korea:86 min
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Canada:G (Quebec) | Singapore:G | South Korea:All | Switzerland:0 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud)
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Definitely foreign, 5 December 2011
Author: Jonny 99 from United States

Truthfully, I was lost trying to follow this South Korean important but I suspect it didn't make that much sense in the original Korean. It seemingly deals with a boy who finds a magic marble (I wonder what that would be worth on Antiques Roadshow?) which grants him entry into a magic realm where the furry Mari flies around on a big...uh dog maybe? The fantasy realm takes Jun-Ho out of his rather poor, rural world where his parent own a fish shop. That's about it as far as the plot goes but yet the 86 minute running time still crawls on by. Having said all that, it is a beautiful exercise in animation particularly the opening seagull sequence.

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