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Sex Is Zero (2002)

Saekjeuk shigong (original title)
At a South Korean university most students are busy having a good time. A 28 y.o. and his horny friends are always getting into hilarious situations. He likes a much younger, pretty girl but she likes someone else.

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JK Youn

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JK Youn
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Credited cast:
Chang Jung Lim ... Eun-shik Jang
Ji-won Ha ... Eun-hyo Lee
Seong-guk Choi Seong-guk Choi
Chae-yeong Yu Chae-yeong Yu ... Yoo-mi Han
Min Jung Min Jung ... Sung-ok Ham
Seong-wook Choi Seong-wook Choi
Jae-yeong Jin Jae-yeong Jin ... Ji-won Kim
Tae-Hak Li Tae-Hak Li
Dal-hwan Jo Dal-hwan Jo
Yi Shin Yi Shin ... Park Kyung-Joo
Si-hu Yun Si-hu Yun ... Yoon-kyoung
So-won Ham So-won Ham ... Hyun-hee Kim
Chang-hie Nam Chang-hie Nam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ju-bong Gi Ju-bong Gi
Kyeong-ho Jeong Kyeong-ho Jeong
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At Sunjong University, a few students are serious, including Eun-hyo, who works hard at aerobics in hopes of doing well in a national competition. Most students goof off: drinking, partying, and focusing on sex. Eun-shik, a law student who's been in the military, is older but socially inept. He likes Eun-hyo; even though his earnest and simple side appeals to her, his juvenile excesses make him irrelevant when Sung-ok, a good-looking rich kid, charms Eun-hyo. They begin an affair, leaving Eun-shik on the sidelines. The national competition approaches and complications arise. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

South Korea

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Korean

Release Date:

13 December 2002 (South Korea) See more »

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Too heavy in places for a comedy that tries so hard to be base
30 August 2004 | by BrianThibodeauSee all my reviews

SEX IS ZERO (2002): Raunchy comedy/drama starring pop idol Lim Chang-jung (see JAKARTA) as a hapless college schlub who falls for Miss Popularity, who conveniently happens to be dating the biggest prick on campus and is therefore blind to Lim's hopeless overtures until she gets knocked up and beaten silly by her embarrassed mother. Often feels like an idealized male-centric filmization of the director's unrequited college romance, except that here the dream girl is made to suffer unspeakable anguish before she wises up to the man who really cares about her (a made-for-the-movies conceit if ever there was one). The dramatic scenes are uncommonly powerful, but they seem almost too heavy in places for a comedy that tries so hard to be base. You may never look at bread or frying pans the same way, though. UNBELIEVABLE FACT: if you watch the making of doc on the Korean DVD, you'll learn that the scene where a secondary female character throws up on her date WAS NOT FAKED. Man, talk about suffering for your craft: the girl downs two full 1.5 Litre bottles of water, mixed with one cup instant noodle soup and voila! Real barf! Which the actor then has to enjoy while he kisser her in the same take. Probably the most f'd-up thing I've ever seen in all my years of movie watching.


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