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Once Upon a Time in Corea (2008)

Wonseu-eopon-eo-taim (original title)
Set during the final days of the Japanese occupation of Korea, an adventurer and a jazz singer team up to steal a priceless diamond.

Director:

Yong-ki Jeong

Writers:

Seong-il Cheon (screenplay), Yong-ki Jeong (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kil-kang Ahn ... Jang-cheon (as Kil-Kang Ahn)
Hie-bong Jo Hie-bong Jo ... Cook
Eung-soo Kim
Su-hyeon Kim Su-hyeon Kim ... Yamada
Bo-young Lee ... Chun-ja
Yong-woo Park Yong-woo Park ... Oh Bong-gu
Dong-il Sung ... President
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Storyline

Set during the final days of the Japanese occupation of Korea, an adventurer and a jazz singer team up to steal a priceless diamond.

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Official Sites:

Official site [South Korea]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

30 January 2008 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in Corea See more »

Filming Locations:

South Korea

Company Credits

Production Co:

IM Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Classic Adventure Movie
29 August 2008 | by Ark_of_lightSee all my reviews

A good adventure movie with good characters and a decent plot containing some unexpected turns but with the usual happy ending. So we have a Seul under Japanese occupation in 1945 and the focus of the movie is on the "Light of The East" a diamond large as a fist. All of them the Korean resistance, the Japanese army and some thieves want the precious "Light of The East" the way they get it will be fun to watch. The resistance is a couple of people who doesn't do anything right, and a thief is giving the police and the army headaches. Entertaining enough with decent story and acting i recommend to the fans of the adventure comedy movies.


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