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Time (2006)

Shi gan (original title)
To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.

Director:

Ki-duk Kim

Writer:

Ki-duk Kim
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jung-woo Ha ... Ji-woo
Ji-Yeon Park Ji-Yeon Park ... Seh-hee - before plastic surgery
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jun-yeong Jang Jun-yeong Jang
Gyu-Woon Jung Gyu-Woon Jung
Ji-heon Kim Ji-heon Kim
Seong-min Kim Seong-min Kim ... Plastic Surgeon (as Seung-min Kim)
Suh Won Oh Suh Won Oh ... Lover
Kiki Sugino Kiki Sugino ... (as Yeong-hwa Seo)
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Storyline

Seh-hee and Ji-woo have dated for two years; jealousy consumes her. She worries he will tire of her face. Then, she disappears. Telling no one, she goes to a plastic surgeon for a new face. Ji-woo has no idea where she is, although when he does respond to other women, someone unseen intervenes. Then, he meets See-hee, and although he tells her he misses Seh-hee, this new relationship blossoms into love. They talk at the same coffee house, visit the same sculpture park, and pose for the same photographs he did with Seh-hee. We know they are the same woman. Has this new face and renewed love made her happy? And what will Ji-woo do when he learns the truth? Is losing face losing self? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The film Ji-woo edits is "3 Iron", an actual film directed by Ki-Kim duk. See more »

Quotes

Ji-woo: [Having been rudely awakened] Did... did you just slap me? Why did you do that?
See-hee: Because I love you.
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Connections

References Gladiator (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Days Of Wine And Roses
Written by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer
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brilliant and surprising!
25 August 2006 | by francesco-destefanoSee all my reviews

As usual, Kim Ki Duk surprises everyone with a brilliant and original movie. Especially the last minute!!!! We can say... a movie about TIME whose REAL TIME is the last minute!! The actors have been well chosen, especially the actresses (as usual in Kim). The ambiance really fits the story... wonderful the "park of statues"... Where is it? I'd like to visit!!! And then... the café "Room and Rumours"... very amusing and a "house of divertissement"! A little bit of violence, which shows that Kim is not only devoted to represent violence in its essence! This is his movie with less violence than the previous (think about Bad Guy, for instance... of Iron 3...) Great!!


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Country:

South Korea | Japan

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

10 August 2006 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Time See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,630, 15 July 2007

Gross USA:

$14,742
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Happinet, Kim Ki-Duk Film See more »
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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