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Haebangchon: Chapter 1 (2015)

Foreigners living in a small town in South Korea fight to regain their individual freedoms during a mafia take over of their neighborhood. Internal family conflicts within the mafia present their own needs for freedom.

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James Williams III
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Cast

Credited cast:
Siaka Anesu Siaka Anesu ... Amecca
Nikelola Balogun ... Nia
Shannon Brinson ... Q's mom
Timothy Chang Timothy Chang ... Byoung
Allan Choi Allan Choi ... Detective Kim
Bill Cisar Bill Cisar ... Samuel
Michele Farley Michele Farley ... Harley's Mother
Brian Forbes Brian Forbes ... Harley's Father
Tara Herman ... Edie
Lindsey Higgins Lindsey Higgins ... Oksana
Tessa Jeon Tessa Jeon ... Hyejin (Jean)
Jihea Jun Jihea Jun ... Yu, Ara
Kent Kim Kent Kim ... Yu, Chong Il (Mr. Yu)
Rydia Kim Rydia Kim ... Hannah
Quinn Knox ... Chil
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Storyline

Haebangchon is a crime drama with an ensemble cast set a midst a mafia takeover of the small foreigner town. It features multiple characters on both sides of the conflict who are faced with their own personal needs for freedom that culminates into the larger story (similar to the movies 'Crash' and 'Go'). One of the subplots include the Mafia's extortion of a foreigner named Q (Kahlid Tapia) who is forced to sell a large amount of marijuana in order to leave with his life, the problem is, he's not a very good drug dealer and he loses the weed. Another one hinges on the mafia's slavery of one of its henchmen Ji (Jennifer Yun). Ji pledged her life to the mafia in exchange for her fathers, she wants nothing more than to pay off her debt and return to being a full time mother. Mr. Yu, the clan leader, wants to take Haebangchon as a new means of income for his family before he retires. Written by James Williams III

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Who said that smoking a little weed never hurt anybody?

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA | South Korea

Language:

Korean | English

Release Date:

10 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Haebangchon See more »

Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea

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Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

AJP Prod,Twilight Ebb See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color
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