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Happy End (1999)

Haepi-endeu (original title)
When a wife becomes the breadwinner of her family after her husband loses his job, adultery becomes part of her life.

Director:

Ji-woo Jung (as Ji Woo Chung)

Writer:

Ji-woo Jung (as Ji Woo Chung)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Min-sik Choi ... Min Ki / Husband
Do-yeon Jeon ... Bora / Wife (as Do Yeon Chun)
Jin-mo Ju ... Il-beom / Bora's Lover
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mi-seon Hwang Mi-seon Hwang ... Mi-yong / Neighbour
Hyeon Ju ... Bookstore owner
Ju-hee Park Ju-hee Park
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Storyline

Bora, a successful English institute manager, has became the financial pillar of the house since her seemingly much older husband, Min ki, once a successful banker has lost his job. Her boring, stressing, and without passion life has driven her to her former lover, Il bom. This movie is story of a hell that she has made for herself and her two man and their not so happy ending. Written by Trojahunter

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

GAGA Communications [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

11 December 1999 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Happy End See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Prison Song
Written and performed by Graham Nash
Published by BMG Music Publishing
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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Men will always stay men
21 April 2002 | by patonamuSee all my reviews

An excellently performed movie about our age of the equality of the genders. If men lose their jobs and their wives have wild affairs can a man forever hold his horses? An original story with a touching motherly daddy who knows when enough is enough...


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