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Release Date:
22 December 2010 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Sin-ae moves with her son Jun to Miryang, the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to come to herself and set out on new foundations, another tragic event overturns her life. | Full synopsis »
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10 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Intriguing See more (24 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Do-yeon Jeon ... Shin-ae

Kang-ho Song ... Jong Chan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yeong-jin Jo
Mi-kyung Kim
Yeong-jae Kim
Seo-hie Ko
Myeong-shin Park
Jung-yeop Seon ... Jun
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Directed by
Chang-dong Lee 
 
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Chang-dong Lee 
Chong-jun Yi  novel

Produced by
Lee Hanna .... producer
In Soo Kim .... executive producer
Chang-dong Lee .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Christian Basso 
 
Cinematography by
Yong-kyou Cho 
 
Film Editing by
Hyun Kim 
 
Production Design by
Jum-hee Shin 
 
Sound Department
Steve R. Seo .... sound
 
Editorial Department
Yong-gi Lee .... colorist
 
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Pablo Chinen .... music engineer
Santiago Zambonini .... music coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Milyang" - South Korea (original title)
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Runtime:
Argentina:142 min | South Korea:142 min | USA:142 min
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Trivia:
South Korea's Official Submission to the Best Foreign Language Film Category of the 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008).See more »
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References "Tiny Toon Adventures" (1990)See more »

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0 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Intriguing, 20 April 2011
Author: Multipleh from United States

The Secret Sunshine is a throughly modern film. It serves as an example of what American movies are missing these days. The acting is good although not great. The cinematography serves the story. The plot is solid and uncliched. The Secret Sunshine isn't just about religion it is many things. It deals with several issues of modern life in 144 minutes-death, psychology, the role of women, the role of family, money and etc. The movie seems sterile at times but has tight intriguing moments and transformations at times that it feels fresh and is therefore modern. American filmmakers should take note. It's okay to take risks and not overly simplify all the issues.

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Retitled Milyang. arbocss
Soundtrack? trustmeimtrouble
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