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Closer to Heaven (2009)

Nae sa-rang nae gyeol-ae (original title)
A funeral director meets a man who has been battling Lou Gehrig's disease since he was young. The two fall in love and hope for a cure that can keep him alive.

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Lee Ji-soo
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Baek Jong-woo
Neung-mi Nam ...
Joo Ok-yeon
Ha-ryong Lim ...
Park Geun-sook
Jong-ryol Choi ...
Joo Ok-yeon's husband
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Yo-han Choi
Jong-yun Lim
Hyo-rim Seo
Chi-yeong Shin
Ga-in Son
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A funeral director meets a man who has been battling Lou Gehrig's disease since he was young. The two fall in love and hope for a cure that can keep him alive.

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