MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 15,130 this week

Little Black Dress (2011)
"Mai Beulraek Minideureseu" (original title)

5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 243 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 4 critic

After graduating from university a group of five close friends have to define their own lives in ways that challenge their friendship.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 titles
created 31 Aug 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 10 Nov 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 06 Feb 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 17 Sep 2013
 
a list of 1425 titles
created 01 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Little Black Dress (2011)

Little Black Dress (2011) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Little Black Dress.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cyrano Agency (2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Cyrano Agency is a dating agency which helps people who can't date to have a love life. The agency staff try helping their clients without being noticed. The agency's representatives ... See full summary »

Director: Hyun-seok Kim
Stars: Tae-woong Eom, Min-jung Lee, Daniel Choi
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

(Korean with English subtitles) A huge box office hit in Korea, this action-packed romantic comedy pits two former lovers now both working a secret mission to infiltrate the Russian mob. As... See full summary »

Director: Terra Shin
Stars: HaNeul Kim, Ji-Hwan Kang, Ryu Seung-Ryong
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Ji-woong is a loser who can't find a job so he lies to his mom for money, but his mom abruptly cuts him off one day, and he becomes homeless. But that same day, salvation arrives in the ... See full summary »

Director: Jung Hwan Kim
Stars: Ye-seul Han, Joong-ki Song, Sang-Yeob Lee
Spellbound (2011)
Comedy | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A magician meets a weird girl and offers her to work together in his magic show. It's only until a year later that he starts to know her personally and develops a feeling towards her despite her own problems.

Director: In-ho Hwang
Stars: Ye-jin Son, Min-ki Lee, Seong-hoon Sin
Speed Scandal (2008)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A radio DJ/entertainer in his 30s suddenly learns he may be a grandfather, thanks to a young girl who has a baby son and claims to be his daughter.

Director: Hyeong-Cheol Kang
Stars: Tae-hyun Cha, Il-Kwon Ahn, Kyeong-min Hong
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Seemingly an ordinary math teacher in high school, Suk-go is indeed a brilliant mathematician. Hwa-sun is his neighbor. They become inseparable when Suk-go decides to cover up Hwa-sun's ... See full summary »

Director: Eun-jin Pang
Stars: Seung-beom Ryu, Yo-won Lee, Jin-woong Jo
Petty Romance (2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A comic artist and an unemployed sex columnist are trying to work together in order to win a lucrative comic-book competition.

Director: Jeong-hoon Kim
Stars: Lee Sun Gyun, Kang-hee Choi, Jeong-se Oh
Runway Cop (2012)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Detective Cha, a filthy and smelly cop must become a model to investigate the drug trafficking case around runway business. Can he change himself to solve the case?

Director: Terra Shin
Stars: Ji-Hwan Kang, Yu-ri Sung, Soo-hyuk Lee
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Thirty-year-old Yun-woo bumps into a high school student in the elevator while on his way to work. His heart starts pounding at this teenager's boldness. At a subway station, KANG Sook ... See full summary »

Director: Jang-ha Ryu
Stars: Ji-tae Yu, Yeon-hee Lee, Jeong-an Chae
Director: Jung-woo Ha
Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Ji-won Ha, Eun-hye Yun
Heirs (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Heirs follows a group of privileged, elite high school students as they are groomed to take over their families' business empires.

Stars: Min-ho Lee, Shin-Hye Park, Woo-bin Kim
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Nam-ki Kwon
Stars: Jae-mo Ahn, Myeong-hun Cheon, Hyeon-yeong
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Eun-hye Yun ...
Yoo-min
Han-byeol Park ...
Hye-ji
Ye-ryeon Cha ...
Soo-jin
...
Min-hee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gyu-pil Go ...
Yoo-sin
Soo-kyeong Jeon ...
Chief writer
Arin Lee ...
Psychiatric ward patient
Mi-do Lee ...
Pre-college girl
Yong Woo Lee ...
Seok-won
...
Foreign English Teacher
Jong-rye Won ...
Min-hee's mother
Edit

Storyline

After graduating from university a group of five close friends have to define their own lives in ways that challenge their friendship.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 March 2011 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Little Black Dress  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Female College Graduates Facing The Real World
25 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Little Black Dress depicts the friendships, jealousies, hopes and failures of four 24-year-old girls. The girls first met as first year students in college. They seem to be enjoying their 20's, but inside they all have worries. The movie stars Yoon Eun-Hye,her second film, Park Han Byul,Cha Ye Ryun,Yoo In Na together with Lee Yong Woo.The film was based on the novel of the same title by Kim Min Seo,who that was participant in the world literature competition.The screenplay was written and directed by Heo In-Moo.

There are the four major characters of the the movie:Yoo-Min,Hye-ji,Soo- jin and Min-hee.

First,Yoo-Min still doesn't know what she wants to do. Somehow she gets a job as an assistant to a top writer. Yoo-Min wasn't even sure if she would take the job as an assistant, but after seeing an expensive black mini dress at luxury department store she buys the dress with the writer's credit card and in the process accepts the job. Yoo-Min's job turns out to be more of a babysitter for the writer's twin sons. By chance, Yoo-Min runs into high-school acquaintance Young-Mi who also works as a writer's assistant.

While Hye-Ji is busy playing around and living the life of a socialite.One day, she is scouted by a talent agency. She then becomes the face for a high profile ad campaign and shoots to stardom. Her other 3 friends become jealous of her.

As Soo-Jin holds the most jealousy over Hye-Ji's sudden fame, because she has tried unsuccessfully to become an actress. Soo-Jin has failed many different auditions. Compounding her problems, her father's business has gone bankrupt.

Finally,Min-Hee has rich parents, but her parents got divorced. Min-Hee now wants to study abroad, but her poor English skills holds her back.

The film was of great substance especially for women finally facing the challenges real world after college.It presents how women faces would absorb the realities of life whether the good and the bad.Aside from that,they also face the difficult task of accepting the difficulties and obstacles of achieving their goals in life.Apart from their dreams,they also face complexities of different parts of their life like having a boyfriend,broken families,ruined friendships,loss of friends and overcoming frustrations that have hounded them as they live through their life.It was a good movie considering that it serves as an eye- opener for young people who are about to embark the journey of life after college.

The lead cast was good in portraying 20-something characters as all of the women have achieved character development and maturity as the movie progresses. Yoon Eun-Hye was excellent in portraying a woman whose character was given the most screen time.She practically carried the film on her own although it would have been better if the writers had made the film for all four of them instead of presenting four actresses and giving one character the benefit of having one character,Yoo-Min dominate the story.As for the other actresses like Park Han Byul,Cha Ye Ryun,Yoo In Na,they had their moments in the film although not as much screen time as compared to Yoon Eun-Hye.

The other thing that could probably be said is that the story was somewhat uneven as it dragged at some parts and the plot development in some parts were somewhat predictable and others unexpected.It presented so many themes when the screenwriters should have just focused primarily on the four women's friendship and how it affected their maturity or improved them as a better person as they went through life after college collectively instead of what each major character was going through different experiences,problems and different complexities as it somehow moved away from the main topic of the four women's friendship.

But nevertheless,it still is a great view especially when it comes through the themes concerning friendship despite of the things mentioned in the last two paragraphs.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Good film for girls imfedup13
Discuss Little Black Dress (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?