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My Little Bride (2004)

Eorin shinbu (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2 April 2004 (South Korea)
A teenage girl tries to continue her normal social and school life, after her grandfather forces her into an arranged marriage with a man in his twenties.

Director:

Ho-joon Kim

Writer:

Sun-il Yu
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Credited cast:
Rae-won Kim ... Park Sang-min
Moon Geun-young ... Seo Bo-eun
Sun-yeong Ahn Sun-yeong Ahn ... Teacher Kim
Bo-kyeong Kim Bo-kyeong Kim ... Ji-su
In-mun Kim In-mun Kim ... Bo-eun's grandfather
Ki-yoon Song Ki-yoon Song ... Bo-eun's father
Eun-Sook Sunwoo Eun-Sook Sunwoo ... Bo-eun's mother
Jin-hie Han ... Sang-min's father
Kim Hye-Ok ... Sang-min's mother
Chang Yun Chang Yun ... Yong-joo (as Chan Yoon)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Won-ju Jeon Won-ju Jeon
Na-yoon Jeong Na-yoon Jeong ... Young Bo-eun
Park Jin-Woo Park Jin-Woo ... Jeong Woo (as Park Jin Woo)
Shin Se-Kyung ... Hye-won
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The only thing sixteen year-old Seo Bo-Eun's grandfather wants is to see her wed, even going as far as to fake a fatal illness to get his way. He arranges her marriage to twenty-something Park Sang-Min, the grandson of a family friend. Keeping their marriage a secret from all but a select few, the newlyweds try to live their separate lives as normally as possible, but it becomes far more complicated than they ever imagined... Written by L. Hamre

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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In South Korea Moon Geun-Young, Affectionately called the "Nation's Little Sister," because of this movie's Succes. See more »

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My How you have grown!
6 February 2006 | by MeganeguardSee all my reviews

After learning that his "grandfather," actually an old friend of the family, is dieing, Sangmin hurries home from his study abroad. However, although the situation seems quite dire, Sangmin seems to have really missed the sight of Korean women so he scopes out every pretty one that walks by. Noticing a pretty high school girl, Sangmin places his mobile phone on the floor to get a shot up the girl's skirt. However, instead of taking the situation lightly, the girl kicks the phone at Sangmin. The girl turns out to be Seo Boeun a young fifteen-year-old girl with whom Sangmin had grown up and with whom, despite their seven-year age difference, he had been quite close.

Making the standard statements about how nice Boehun has grown, Sangmin and Boehun make their way to her family home where her grandfather, Sangmin's family friend, her parent's and Sangmin's parents await. There they learn that Boehun's grandfather had promised Sangmin's grandfather that their children would be married, however, because they only had boys, the responsibility of marriage falls on Sangmin and Boehun's shoulders and hilarity ensues…or not.

Boehun and Sangmin are of course quite against the marriage, but do it anyway to please the old man's wishes. Skipping out on a honeymoon to Jeju Island to spend some time with her base playing kim bap, Korean sushi, loving does her best to avoid Sangming. However, after they move in together, their relationship blossoms and they begin to feel affection for each other, but of course they must keep it a secret and this, and many of the other parts of the film, fall into cliché of the typical Korean romantic Comedy.

While My Little Bride is a heaping bowl of saccharine sludge, It does win a few points for starring Moon Geun-young, who with her energetic performance and highly expressionistic face adds a few bright points to an otherwise boring film.


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | English

Release Date:

2 April 2004 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Minha Jovem Noiva See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$297,756
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Culture Cap Media See more »
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1.85 : 1
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