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Handphone (2009)

Haendeupon (original title)
Not Rated | | Thriller | 19 February 2009 (South Korea)
Talent manager Seung-min sees Yoon Jin Ah, a rising actress, as his one last hope to turn his life around. Just as Jin-Ah is on the path to stardom, he receives a threat from her former ... See full summary »

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Han-min Kim

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Mi-hyun Kim
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yong-woo Park Yong-woo Park ... Jeong Yi-gyu
Tae-woong Eom ... Oh Seung-min
Sol-mi Park Sol-mi Park ... Seung-min's Wife
Bo-yeon Hwang Bo-yeon Hwang ... Kim Dae-jin
Se-na Lee Se-na Lee ... Kim Dae-jin
Kil-soo Park Kil-soo Park ... President Choi
Seung-Joon Lee Seung-Joon Lee ... Kang Myeon-sik (as Seung-joon Lee)
Gu-taek Kim Gu-taek Kim ... Man in training clothes
Nam-gil Kim ... Jang Yun-Ho
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Seung-goo Bang Seung-goo Bang
Chang-gyoon Choi Chang-gyoon Choi
Jae-seong Hong Jae-seong Hong
Bae-soo Jeon
Moon-ee Jo Moon-ee Jo
Jin-mo Joo Jin-mo Joo
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Storyline

Talent manager Seung-min sees Yoon Jin Ah, a rising actress, as his one last hope to turn his life around. Just as Jin-Ah is on the path to stardom, he receives a threat from her former lover and gets her sex clip on his phone. Seung-Min tracks down the culprit and retrieves the tape but ends up losing his phone. He realizes there is one last evidence of the sex tape on his phone and anxiously looks for it. Lee Gyu, who found Seung-Min's phone, calls Seung-Min's wife and asks her to come pick it up. On the night the phone was suppose to be returned, Lee-Gyu doesn't show up. Now Lee-Gyu is the one holding the leverage. Seung-Min tries to do everything possible to get back his phone but Lee-Gyu's demands are escalating to the point of no return. Written by luraz isketambola

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

19 February 2009 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Handphone See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,137,411
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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A missing and stolen HandPhone creates this Korean thriller magic...
14 February 2014 | by bhagathp_vSee all my reviews

Yet another Korean thriller. Twists after twists. How simple the plot is?. A mobile (Hand Phone) which has some voyeur stuff gets lost and stolen. Then follows the cat and mouse chase. I enjoyed this - moves at a true Korean swift pace. I liked the twists that kept appearing. I liked the way "Tae-woong Eom" gets worked up - very realistic - you seem to side with him - and his helplessness with the thief. Actions are brutal and some scenes are masculine-violent. That was neatly done. The mother of all twists was rendered very smoothly at the last scene just before the closing credit and it was too shocking for me. They just handed that in the end - very heart wrenching but true Korean style. I give it 8 out of 10.


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