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Late Blossom (2011)

Geu-dae-leul sa-rang-hab-ni-da (original title)
"Late Blossom" follows the lives of two couples who live in the same neighborhood. Kim Man-Suk (Lee Soon-Jae) delivers milk on a motorbike at dawn. He curses a lot, but actually has a warm ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Soon-jae Lee ...
Kim Man-seok
So-jeong Yun ...
Song I-ppoon
Jae-ho Song ...
Jang Goon-bong
Su-mi Kim ...
Goon-bong's wife
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Dal-soo
Ji-hyo Song ...
Kim Yeon-ah
Sang-hun Lee ...
Deok-bae
Bi-bi Kim ...
Yeong-ok
Nam-Hee Park ...
Man-seok's wife
Joon Hyuk Lee ...
Photographer
Hyun Joong Kang ...
Young Sang-tae
Chae-eun Lee ...
Young Mrs. Song
Soo-yeong Kang ...
Man-seok's daughter-in-law
Jae-yoon Jo ...
Gun-bong's secon son (as Jae-Yoon Jo)
Hae-yeon Kim ...
Gun-bong's daughter-in-law 1
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"Late Blossom" follows the lives of two couples who live in the same neighborhood. Kim Man-Suk (Lee Soon-Jae) delivers milk on a motorbike at dawn. He curses a lot, but actually has a warm heart. One day when he goes up a slope, he meets Ms. Song (Yun So-Jeong) - a lonely woman who works hards by collecting and selling scrap paper. Man-Suk feels something special toward Ms. Song. Jang Kun-Bong (Song Jae-Ho) works in a parking lot. Jang Kun-Bong has a wife (Kim Soo-Mi) who suffers from Alzheimer's. He works from dawn until late at night. After work he comes home and takes care of his wife. Written by Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia

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17 February 2011 (South Korea)  »

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I Love You  »

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Beautiful, Sincere, Moving Story About Love and Life
13 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

Late Blossom is a love story at its core; examples of the power of love (and that is not a cliché). How love can be strength and weakness at the same time, but always meaningful. How love knows no age nor time.

The film is emotional and touching, but is just as fun and witty. A mellow, yet engaging story that definitely leaves a mark.

Its cast of veteran actors effortlessly and beautifully makes these characters come alive, warmly inviting the audience into the lives of these four characters in this small Seoul neighborhood.

In just under two hours, the film takes the viewers on an emotional and powerful journey, from the first scene and the sweetest of first meetings to the bittersweet final act that truly exemplifies the power of love in everyone's lives.

Late Blossom is an incredibly moving film, warm with a huge heart and brimming with sincerity that will resound in audiences in any stage of life.


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