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Save the Green Planet! (2003)

Jigureul jikyeora! (original title)
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Byeong-gu believes that the world is on the verge of an alien invasion, and sets out to save the world.

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Joon-Hwan Jang

Writer:

Joon-Hwan Jang
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ha-kyun Shin ... Lee Byeong-gu
Yun-shik Baek ... Kang Man-shik
Jung-min Hwang ... Su-ni
Jae-yong Lee ... Inspector Choo
Ju-hyeon Lee Ju-hyeon Lee ... Inspector Kim
Ju-bong Gi Ju-bong Gi ... Squad Leader Lee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dong-hyeon Kim Dong-hyeon Kim
Roe-ha Kim
Mu-hyeon Lee Mu-hyeon Lee
Woong-jae Won Woong-jae Won ... Detective Jang
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A traumatized young man abducts Korean leaders, believing they're toxic reptilian aliens - a fifth column launching a takeover of beloved Earth. Stumped law enforcement geniuses half-seriously hire a disgraced, disheveled private detective with a long-ago history of super-crime solving. The alienated South Korean youngster Lee Byeong-gu builds an isolated basement command post/torture chamber/film studio to force the awful truth out of the slimy, uncooperative politicians and businesspeople, then alert the public. Byeong-gu is helped by his devoted girlfriend, who buys his theories, but wonders if his horrible childhood has colored his thinking. Written by David Stevens

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Perhaps you, are an alien?


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

4 April 2003 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Save the Green Planet! See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,040, 24 April 2005

Gross USA:

$15,516

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,516
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CJ Entertainment, Sidus See more »
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Sci-fi comedy or bitter social satire?
28 July 2007 | by guilhem_nouSee all my reviews

Great science-fiction cum thriller Korean comedy which actually ends up as a bitter social satire of South Korea's recent history. The film starts as the hero, a deranged beekeeper, kidnaps the wealthy CEO of a chemical conglomerate because the former believes that the latter is an evil alien. Then there a two stories unfolding in parallel: the criminal investigation by the Seoul police, and the confrontation between the kidnapped CEO and his abductor. During the time of the abduction, we slowly realise that the CEO and the deranged beekeeper have known each other for a while, and that the most wicked is not the one we thought... When the police finally find the CEO and his kidnapper, all hell breaks loose — the ending was the one part of the film I liked least. The film is still a must see. Very recommended.


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