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The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996)

Daijiga umule pajinnal (original title)
About desires and lives of four characters in diverse circumstances. A poor novelist, a cheating wife, a mysophobic husband and a ticket girl.

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Sang-soo Hong
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Cast

Credited cast:
Eun-hee Bang ... In Chang's Wife
Eun-sook Cho Eun-sook Cho ... Min Jae
Eui-sung Kim ... Hyo Seop
Eung-Kyung Lee Eung-Kyung Lee ... Bo Gyeong
Sun-mi Myeong Sun-mi Myeong
Jin-seong Park Jin-seong Park ... Dong-woo
Kang-ho Song ... Dong-seok
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About desires and lives of four characters in diverse circumstances. A poor novelist, a cheating wife, a mysophobic husband and a ticket girl.

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

4 May 1996 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well See more »

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$8,354
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Stereo

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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The one of most intellectual movie in Korean film history.
12 September 2000 | by disole-2See all my reviews

The magnificent plot about an enervated author, who has cheated on two women, has been made up in absolutely silent atmosphere. The director Hong kept his temper about debut obsession. This movie totally looks like made by well-experienced artisan. And all lively character's lines make audience be immersed in those. Fantastic! Don't miss it.


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