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Daytime Drinking (2008)

Nat-sool (original title)
Hyuk-Jin has just broken up with his girlfriend and decides to take a trip to Jeongseon in the province of Gangwon-do. The next day, his friends are too hung over to get up, so Hyuk-Jin ... See full summary »


Young-seok Noh


Young-seok Noh
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Credited cast:
Sam-dong Song Sam-dong Song ... Hyuk-jin
Sang-yeop Yuk Sang-yeop Yuk ... Ki-sang
Kang-hee Kim Kang-hee Kim ... Girl next door
Seong-joon Tak Seong-joon Tak ... Boy next door
Lan-hee Lee Lan-hee Lee ... Lan-hee
Woon-seob Shin ... Truck Driver (as Un-seop Shin)
Soo-an Yoon Soo-an Yoon ... First pension owner
Kyung-ho Yoon Kyung-ho Yoon ... Friend 1
Do-hee Lee Do-hee Lee ... Friend 2
Ka-on Kim Ka-on Kim ... Pretty girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kyung-mi Choi Kyung-mi Choi ... Passenger at bus
Yeun-sim Hwang Yeun-sim Hwang ... Ticket Seller
Jeung-kyu Kim Jeung-kyu Kim ... Bus Driver
Kuy-nyo Lee Kuy-nyo Lee ... Supermarket Owner
Seung-Yun Lee Seung-Yun Lee ... Real Pension Owner (as Seung-yeon Lee)
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Hyuk-Jin has just broken up with his girlfriend and decides to take a trip to Jeongseon in the province of Gangwon-do. The next day, his friends are too hung over to get up, so Hyuk-Jin makes his way to his destination alone. A trip of opportunity takes a cruel and unexpected turn as misunderstanding and crossed paths occur over and over again. Written by Jeonju International Film Festival listing

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The Korean Superbad?
9 October 2008 | by dark77778See all my reviews

I caught this movie towards the end of the Toronto International Film Festival, and it easily ranked one of the highest movies on my list. It was funny, smart, well filmed, well written, and just all around fun to watch. Certain bits ran on a little longer than needed, but nothing to the point of boredom, and there was always a punch line to be had within the film. It was easy-going, but had a silly feeling like something out of a teen stoner movie (something made clear once the main character wakes up missing a certain article of clothing in the winter). This movie deserves all the credit it can muster as well, because unless you actually pay attention to the credits, or care about this sort of stuff, you might forget that this whole film was done by one man, and I mean the WHOLE thing save for the acting and some other minor bits. This was an entire creative license taken by the director and it worked phenomenally, to the point where everything seemed effortless, and made me gasp in awe of the amount of work that it must've taken to create such an amazing project. The film is sublime in every sense of the word and I recommend that everyone hunt down some friends, and just watch this film and have a good time laughing yourself silly.

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Release Date:

5 February 2009 (South Korea) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$389, 7 June 2009

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1.85 : 1
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