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A Man Who Was Superman (2008)
"Superman ieotdeon sanai" (original title)

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A snobbish producer makes a documentary about the extraordinary behavior of her neighbor who believes himself to be Superman.

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A snobbish producer makes a documentary about the extraordinary behavior of her neighbor who believes himself to be Superman.

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31 January 2008 (South Korea)  »

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Mankind in a Perspective View
10 November 2008 | by (Bs.As., Argentina) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie as a Social-Cultural movie. And i liked it. Other users hated it because he expected another kind of movie... more comedy than drama. It's a drama movie, showing a different (covered) perspective view of the society. We have changed: in spite of economic progress, we are more selfish, we (still) have a short-term view of global warming/contamination, etc. And it shows while Song Soo-Jung (Ji-Hyun Jun) captures her neighbor behavior (Jeong-Min Hwang) for her documentary.

It's a simple good movie (if your expectation is to watch a Drama movie), great performance (as usual) of both leading actors, with average photography and direction.


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