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A Werewolf Boy (2012)
"Neuk-dae-so-nyeon" (original title)

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Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of an orphan boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back to her.

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Credited cast:
Bon-im Gu ...
Mrs. Jung
Young-nam Jang ...
Sun-yi's mother
Hyang-gi Kim ...
Sun-ja
Yeong-ran Lee ...
Older Sun-yi
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young Soon-Yi / Eun-joo
Dong-soo Seo ...
Army Colonel
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Chul-Soo (wolf-boy)
Jeong Woo ...
Mr. Jung
Sung-mok Yoo ...
Professor Kang Tae-shik
Yeon-Seok Yoo ...
Ji-tae
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Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of an orphan boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back to her.

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31 October 2012 (South Korea)  »

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A Werewolf Boy  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$29,804 (USA) (21 December 2012)

Gross:

$328,231 (USA) (28 December 2012)
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The OST song is performed by actress Park Bo-young herself. See more »

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Soon-Yi: Gran, wanna see this?
Kim Sun-yi: What a good-looking young man.
Soon-Yi: He is, isn't he?
Kim Sun-yi: Does he come from money?
Soon-Yi: I don't think so.
Kim Sun-yi: Then just have a little fun and dump him.
Soon-Yi: But he's so good to me.
Kim Sun-yi: Be good to him. Men love getting compliments. When you grow up you see things that you didn't used to see. Knowing more might seem good, but it turns you into a coward. It only happens once in your life, and it never comes back.
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Compelling korean love story
1 April 2013 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

I couldn't lie how I love this movie so much. I found myself enjoy watching it. There is credits to the director and two main casts who steal all the show. The relationship between soon-yi and chul-so was built really well from the beginning. How soon-yi treats him like a dog to become more than that. For me, the chemistry between Bo-yeong and joong-ki is the strongest aspect that makes this movie more alive and successful. Especially for joong-ki, he acts really convincing as an innocent wolf-boy.

Unfortunately, there is a big mistake for the make up and visual effects especially when chul-so turns into a werewolf. The visual effects look horrible and cheap, the studio should hire a professional one to make the werewolf looks real. I think visual effects in korean movie has improved nowadays and definitely not as poor as this movie has.

Beside weak visual effects, A Werewolf Boy is still a funny, beautiful and touching drama. It also very sweet and brings tears even to men. It's not the best ever korean movie for sure but it's still enjoyable to see and I personal love this movie!


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