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The Beauty Inside (2015)

Byuti insaideu (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 11 September 2015 (USA)
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A South Korean has a different person's body, changing every morning to a body "borrowed" for a day - man, woman, old, child and sometimes a foreigner. "He" works as furniture designer. He loves a girl. She loves him for the beauty inside.

Director:

Jong-Yeol Baek
5 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Han Hyo-joo ... Hong Yi-soo (as Hyo-ju Han)
Park Seo-Joon ... Woo-jin (as Seo Joon Park)
Juri Ueno ... Woo-jin
Lee Jin-Wook ... Woo-jin (as Jin-wook Lee)
Ju-hyuk Kim ... Woo-jin
Yoo Yeon-Seok ... Woo-jin / Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ko Asung ... Woo-jin (as Ah-sung Ko)
Sung-Woo Bae ... Woo-jin
Woo-hee Chun ... Woo-jin
Ji-han Do Ji-han Do ... Woo-jin
Shin Dong-mi ... Yi Su's boss
Lee Dong-Wook ... Woo-jin
Min-Jung Gong Min-Jung Gong ... Neurology Resident (as Kim Yi-Jeong)
Karel Hermánek Jr. ... Woo-jin
Da-mi Hong Da-mi Hong ... Woo-jin
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Storyline

Woo-jin wakes up in a different body everyday, regardless of age, gender and nationality. Sometimes he's a man, a woman, old, young, or even a foreigner. He's the same person on the inside, but on the outside he's always someone new. Looking at a different face in the mirror every morning is hard for him to get used to. The only constant in his life is the girl he loves, Yi-soo, who knows his secret and loves him anyway. Each time he transforms, Woo-jin must figure out how to reunite with Yi-soo. Written by nnq2603

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love | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jong-Yeol Baek's feature film debut, after a career directing commercials. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Beauty Inside (2012) See more »

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What's the beauty?
21 December 2018 | by heniekbSee all my reviews

First of all I understand some negative reviews. Indeed many possibilities are disregarded but this is not the message of this film. The movie primarily focus on a relationship or a possible relationship with someone who every day physically is a different person. Is it possible? Is the way we look so important to us? I like how by the end the movie shifts perspective. This is very typical to Korean cinema so I wasn't that surprised. There are always at least two versions of the same story and we get a chance to see them both. It is also one of the very few movies where adding the voice over/narrator makes a perfect sense. Simply because we get used to the sound of his voice so we get at least one chance to be familiar with the protagonist. Something that the main heroine will never get.


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | Japanese | Czech | English

Release Date:

11 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Beauty Inside See more »

Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,536, 13 September 2015

Gross USA:

$108,083

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,301,869
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Yong Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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