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Haebyeonui yeoin (2006)

A movie director entices his young friend to come to the beach on the pretext of writing a script. He then starts an affair with the friend's girlfriend.

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Credited cast:
... Director Kim Jung-rae
... Kim Mun-suk (as Hyun-jung Go)
... Choi Sun-hee
... Won Chang-wook
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Sun-hee's friend
Chan Jung ... Guy driving Mun-suk home
Ki-woo Lee ... Beach resort caretaker
... (voice)
Tae-kyung Oh ... Waiter at empty sushi restaurant
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A movie director entices his young friend to come to the beach on the pretext of writing a script. He then starts an affair with the friend's girlfriend.

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31 August 2006 (South Korea)  »

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Woman on the Beach  »

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$4,250, 13 January 2008, Limited Release

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$14,208, 9 March 2008
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I knew I was a hopeless fool.
18 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

Sometimes a Korean film really grabs me, like Il Mare, which was remade into The Lake House. It was a beautifully romantic film; just what this wasn't.

The dialog throughout was superficial and boring. It never really rose above the level you would expect in a bar or nightclub.

Superficial is a good term to describe Director Kim Jung-rae (Seung-woo Kim). he was really self-conscious and a bit misogynist. He was only interesting in bedding whomever he could; not in anything resembling a relationship.

After he had Kim Mun-Suk (Hyun-jung Go) he was ready to move on and get rid of her. He immediately started looking for someone that looked like her (Seon-mi Song) to bed.

It was a big disappointment, and, for a comedy, it wasn't even funny.


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