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"As One" is the cinematic retelling of the first ever post-war Unified Korea sports team, hastily formed to participate in the 41st World Table Tennis Championships in 1991. Following the ... See full summary »

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Hyun Jung Hwa
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Li Bun Hui
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Soon-bok Yoo
Yoon Yeong Choi ...
Yeon-jeon Choi
Jong-Suk Lee ...
Choi, Kyung-Sub
Cheol-min Park ...
South Korea Head Coach
Eung-soo Kim ...
Jo Nam-Poong
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Woo-hee Cheon ...
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Dong Hwan ...
China Assistant Coach
Liu Jang ...
Wang Ming
Jonghoon Jyung ...
China Head Coach
Jae-hwa Kim ...
Deng Yao Liang
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Jeong-se Oh ...
Doo-man Oh
Cha-la Park ...
Jo Shu Ang
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"As One" is the cinematic retelling of the first ever post-war Unified Korea sports team, hastily formed to participate in the 41st World Table Tennis Championships in 1991. Following the North Korean mid-air bombing of Korean Air Flight 858 in 1987, a Summit was held between North and South Korea to defuse the extreme tension on the peninsula. The summit ended with the agreement to form a unified Korean sports team; and table tennis, being highly visible and world-class in both countries, was chosen as the symbolic unifier. Summarily, the first-ever unified North-South team under the simple aegis "KOREA" was formed to compete in the 1991 World Table Tennis Championships in Chiba, Japan. "As One" recounts these dramatic events where especially two world-class players who had only ever met across the table as die-hard opponents must suddenly become a true partners and teammates in time for the biggest stage of the World Championships. Putting aside their individual ambitions, these ... Written by Mike Meier

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Focus to the game!
15 December 2012 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

North-south topic is the favorite genre of korean movie because its usually will become a box-office movie such as JSA, Secret Reunion and The Front Line. Although I'm not korean but I can felt what every korean feel about their country, yeah they are still sibling and nothing can separate a family bond. That's fact.

Too focus for the ping pong game and less intention for the story development, character's background and many unneeded action. Maybe its not what I expected but the story get its gear bit by bit until honestly my tear explode.It is a light movie actually.

If you love sport movie, this is exactly what you want, you can see every detail of play, so breathtaking till you cannot take off your eyes from the ball. Real exciting! This movie have a big meaning for korean and it did well as it can to satisfy all Korea. Recommended! Very worth watching and sweet!


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