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Blood and Bones (2004)

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In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan. Along the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Joon-pyong Kim
Hirofumi Arai ...
Masao Kim
Tomoko Tabata ...
Hanako Kim
Joe Odagiri ...
Takeshi Park
Kyôka Suzuki ...
Yong-hee Lee
Yutaka Matsushige ...
Nobuyoshi Ko
Mari Hamada ...
Sadako Toritani
Yûko Nakamura ...
Kiyoko Yamanashi
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Yoshio Motoyama
Shûji Kashiwabara ...
San-myung Jang
Susumu Terajima ...
Hee-bom Park
Atsushi Itô ...
Yong-il / Young Joon-pyong
Miako Tadano ...
Chun-mi Kim
Mami Nakamura ...
Sanae Otani
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In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan. Along the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of kamaboko, processed seafood products, in his poor Korean-Japanese community exploiting his employees. He makes fortune, abuses and destroys the lives of his wife and family, having many mistresses and children and showing no respect to anybody. Later he closes the factory, lending the money with high interests and becoming a loan shark. His hatred behavior remains until his last breath, alone in North Korea. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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6 November 2004 (Japan)  »

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$294,978 (Japan) (5 November 2004)
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The title comes from a Korean song: "I got the bone from my father, and the flesh from my mother...". See more »

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Referenced in Glory to the Filmmaker! (2007) See more »

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A resonating hatred between violence and rape yet with greed, is a subject matter that the movie has got us learning about reality...
5 December 2009 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

The movie 'Blood and Bones', is a movie, everyone certainly knows it is not an 'entertaining' film of all Japanese Dramas, but with all the bells and whistles, this movie certainly got us learning about the factors of what some people just don't understand when they're swimming around with money all around them.

Kim Shun-pei, is a man who was once a kid from South Korea and moved his life to Osaka, Japan. He was a man, who showed nothing but hatred and greed. His hatred, got everyone driven to depression and suicide. With Kum Shun-pei's greedy and violent attitude, women by women, making them pregnant, to lawn for his money. A fish cake factory, that he once ran, destroying the face of his employee, beating up his employers and his sons, he was surely a troubled man with nowhere else to run and hide.

Personally, this movie is, as I said, certainly not an entertaining film, but the image we see on this film, shows us the reality of what some people face without love and eternal feeling. With greed, violence and rape, this film surely showed that sometimes life, back and now, is what some lack. I rate this movie a 10 out of 10 because it is yet, a very touching movie and it's a movie to witness the atrocities of others when love is totally absent.


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