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A Family (2004)

Gajok (original title)
A troubled young woman returns home after three years in prison. Still involved with the local gangster, things get complicated when he demands money while she struggles to straighten her ... See full summary »

Director:

Jeong-cheol Lee

Writer:

Jeong-cheol Lee
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Cast

Credited cast:
Soo Ae ... Jeong-eun / Daughter (as Su-Ae)
Hyeon Ju ... Ju-seok / Father
Ji-bin Park Ji-bin Park ... Jeong-hwan
Hee-soon Park ... Chang-won
Tae-woong Eom ... Dong-su
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kwi-Jung Choo Kwi-Jung Choo ... Owner of beauty parlor
Gook-hwan Jeon ... Man-shik
Se-dong Kim Se-dong Kim ... Probation Officer
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A troubled young woman returns home after three years in prison. Still involved with the local gangster, things get complicated when he demands money while she struggles to straighten her life, dreams and a broken father daughter relationship. Written by Annonymous

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a powerful film
5 October 2005 | by luyendaoSee all my reviews

I don't know so many Korean movies have a 'gangster' element in them, I sometimes wonder if that's really that way in Korea.

Regardless, this film is so powerful because of the relationship between father and daughter, and how they finally come to terms with each other. This is a great movie, because we can all relate to riffs in the family, and this doesn't sugar coat anything, but comes across quite raw, and sure to tug on your heart-strings.

I sincerely recommend this movie to anyone to the Korean-movie watcher or to someone who's never seen Korean movies before. It's one of the best Korean films i've seen in a while.


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

21 May 2004 (South Korea) See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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