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Minyeo-neun goerowo (2006)

A talented but obese girl, who ghost-sings for a not-so-talented pop star, undergoes extensive plastic surgery to become a slender beauty with a new identity.

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Yong-hwa Kim
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jin-mo Ju ... Sang-jun
Ah-jung Kim ... Kang Han-na
Dong-il Sung ... President Choi
Hyun-sook Kim ... Park Jeong-min
Hyeon-shik Lim ... Han-na's Dad
Han-wi Lee Han-wi Lee ... Lee Kong-hak
Seo-yun Ji ... Ah-mi (as Seo-yun)
No-shik Park ... Chinese Noodle Stalker
Myeong-gyu Myeong-gyu ... Hyeon-deok
Jeong Yoon Jeong Yoon ... Pink's Manager
Venny Venny ... Pink
Beom-su Lee Beom-su Lee ... Taxi Driver
Yong-geon Kim Yong-geon Kim ... Chairman Choi
Won-jong Lee ... Fortune Teller
Seung-su Ryu Seung-su Ryu ... Traffic Cop 1
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Storyline

Han-na, an overweight woman with a beautiful voice, provides the real vocals for a pretty pop star who can't carry a tune. After a humiliating encounter, Han-na undergoes head-to-toe plastic surgery and reemerges a year later as svelte singer Jenny. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

14 December 2006 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

200 Pounds Beauty See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

KM Culture Co.,REALise See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Hee-seon Kim, Soo Ae, So-Young Ko and Nayoung Lee were considered for the role of Kang Han-Na before Ah-jung Kim was cast. See more »

Quotes

Kang Han-na: You broke my heart. Tissue won't fix it.
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Connections

Version of Gekijô ban Kanna san daiseikô desu! (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

You Don't Know I Love You
Written by Jae-hak Lee (as Lee Jae-hak)
Sung by U
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It Works On All Levels
6 June 2008 | by crossbow0106See all my reviews

This could have been a disaster. A story about a "ghost singer" (think Milli Vinilli) and phone sex operator changes her whole appearance, going from 200 pounds to becoming beautiful and shapely via full body plastic surgery, it could have been a silly film. It has silly moments, where guys are awestruck by her beauty, but this romantic comedy has a lot of heart. It succeeds in having Hanna, played by the beautiful Ah-jung Kim, and the guy she likes, Sang-jun, not become too serious, but also not become parodies of themselves. The movie, as you may have figured out, plays the fat card, but does it with restraint. Hanna becomes Jenny after her makeover, and works with Sang-jun. One thing I wished didn't happen thankfully didn't: She didn't all of a sudden begin sagging before our eyes. The music is good, some songs in English, some in Korean (I liked how they remade Blondie's "Maria"). Ah-jung Kim is a good actress, she plays Hanna/Jenny very well. I think you will get a lot from this film, and that is without the film being preachy about how everyone is beautiful, no matter what. There are nice sentimental touches in this film. I liked it a lot. I think Ah-jung Kim is someone to watch, she played the role perfectly. Its a feel good movie, so go ahead and see it.


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