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Sseo-ni (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 22 August 2011 (USA)
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Seven girls become good friends in high school, then events pull them apart for 25 years. When one of the friends lies dying in a hospital, she wishes to see each of them one last time.

Director:

Hyeong-Cheol Kang

Writers:

Hyeong-Cheol Kang, Byeong-heon Lee (screenplay adaptation) (as Byung-heon Lee)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ho-jeong Yu ... Na-mi
Eun-kyung Shim ... Young Na-mi
Hee-kyung Jin ... Choon-hwa
Min-yeong Kim Min-yeong Kim ... Young Jang-mi
Su-hee Go Su-hee Go ... Jang-mi
So-ra Kang ... Young Choon-hwa
Yeon-kyeong Lee Yeon-kyeong Lee ... Geum-ok
Bo-ra Nam ... Young Geum-ok
Sun-kyung Kim ... Bok-hee
Bo-mi Kim ... Young Bok-hee
Jin-hee Hong Jin-hee Hong ... Jin-hee
Jin-joo Park ... Young Jin-hee
Hyo-Rin Min ... Young Soo-ji (as Hyo-rin Min)
Yeong-seo Park Yeong-seo Park ... Jong-gi
Seung-hyeon Han Seung-hyeon Han ... Jang-mi's older brother
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New high-school transfer student Na-Mi comes from a small town in Jeolla Province to her new school in the capital city of Seoul. When she is nervous, her small town dialect comes out & she starts to shake. On her first day at her new school she is bullied by others. Coming to her help is a group of girls. The girls are Choon-Hwa - known for her strong sense of loyalty & excellent fighting skills, heavyset Jang-Mi - who badly wishes to have plastic surgery to get double eye-lids, Jin-Hee - excellent when it comes to spewing profanity, Geum-Ok - interested in literature, Bok-Hee - dreams of one day becoming Ms. Korea and Su-Ji - always arrogant. Na-Mi quickly becomes part of their group. When the group confronts rival girls known as Sonyeo Sidae ("Girls Generation"), Na-Mi spews curse words she picked up from her grandmother. Because of Na-Mi the girls are able to avoid a crisis. These seven girls then form their own group named "Sunny". They also vow to stay together forever. The ... Written by Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

22 August 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sunny See more »

Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea

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$51,116,421
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The purpose of music was to make the audience nostalgic with tunes that represent the 80's. The chosen songs highlight special scenes and symbolize important themes. For example, when Joy's "Touch by Touch," the lyrics ironically fit in with the scenes on the screen. See more »

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simply great
2 November 2011 | by susahnyarinamaSee all my reviews

Or can I call it a great movie because its simplicity. Some may think this movie just a fairytale. But the fairytale was capture everybody's heart (yeah well, most of everybody). For me this movie had it all (drama, romance, comedy, even.. action!), all in a certain proportion that made me really sunk to the story.

The simple character, may we encountered in our everyday life or in our past or even in ourselves, (i think) really made the audiences to stay watching and enjoy the plot. The nostalgic feeling really strong in a good way, so we can enjoy the movie more because we were remembering our own happy memory especially with our friends.

Simple movie like this is what we need and what we can call great. Simple story can become a hit is something.

I may sound overly sentimental in this review, but that's how this movie made me, Hope ya'll enjoy it like I did :D


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