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My Sassy Girl (2001)

Yeopgijeogin geunyeo (original title)
A young man sees a drunk, cute woman standing too close to the tracks at a metro station in Seoul and pulls her back. She ends up getting him into trouble repeatedly after that, starting on the train.

Director:

Jae-young Kwak

Writers:

Ho-sik Kim (novel), Jae-young Kwak (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tae-Hyun Cha ... Kyun-woo
Ji-hyun Jun ... The Girl
In-mun Kim In-mun Kim ... Kyun-woo's Father
Wok-suk Song ... Kyun-woo's Mother
Jin-hie Han ... The Girl's Father
Sook-hee Hyun Sook-hee Hyun ... The Girl's Mother
Il-woo Kim Il-woo Kim ... Quintuplets
Soon-cheol Yoo Soon-cheol Yoo ... Old Man
Dong-won Seo ... Deserter
Min-jae Kim Min-jae Kim ... Junior High School Kyun-woo
Nam-hwi Heo Nam-hwi Heo ... Elementary School Kyun-woo
Jae-ho Lee Jae-ho Lee ... Neighborhood Friend 1
Joon-yeong Park Joon-yeong Park ... Neighborhood Friend 2
Cheol-ho Hyeon Cheol-ho Hyeon ... Neighborhood Friend 3
Jong-hun Hyeon Jong-hun Hyeon ... School Friend 1
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Storyline

Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie follows the book closely. It describes the meeting of Kyun-woo (Cha) and an unnamed girl. Kyun-woo is shamed into assisting the girl because the other passengers mistakenly think she is his girlfriend. Once he helps her, Kyun-woo develops a deep sense of responsibility for her which enables him to tolerate (somehow) the girl's abuses. Written by Thomas Giammarco <giammarcoken@hanmail.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | English

Release Date:

27 July 2001 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

My Sassy Girl See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shin Cine Communications See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The exact coordinates of where The Girl and Kyun-woo yell at each other on hills are: The Girl: (35° 18' 48.75" N, 128° 58' 48.75" E) and Kyun-woo: (35° 18' 17.75" N, 128° 59' 45.75" E) See more »

Goofs

When Kyun-woo is browsing the Internet and checking his e-mail, the address bar shows that he's looking at local files on his hard-disk, not actual websites. See more »

Quotes

The Girl: Dummy, you're supposed to dodge.
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Connections

Remade as Ugly Aur Pagli (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Canon in D
Music by Johann Pachelbel
Played by Ji-hyun Jun
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Excellent
22 April 2006 | by blonxSee all my reviews

This movie shot right to the top of my favorites of all time, at first I where a little uncertain about if I would enjoy a Korean movie, but it put all my expectations to shame and I where captivated through the entire movie. The next day I had to call my close friend and get her over to watch it too.

I've since seen it numerous time, both alone and with friends and I have yet to find a person who did not enjoy it as much as me.

I only wish I could have never seen it and experience watching it for the first time again.

I really can't recommend this movie highly enough and in my opinion it truly belongs on the IMDb top 250 list.


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