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Book chon bang hyang (2012)

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A film director who no longer makes films, Seongjun, arrives in Seoul to meet a close friend. When the friend doesn't show up, Seongjun wanders the city aimlessly. He runs into an actress he used to know, shares a drink with some film students and against his better judgment, heads to his ex-girlfriend's apartment. The next day goes very much like the last; Seongjun meets the actress, has drinks with friends, and falls for woman who looks remarkably like his ex-girlfriend. Each new day plays out like a flimsy copy of the previous one, but only Seongjun knows why. Infused with a playfulness and dry wit that recalls the films of Woody Allen and Eric Rohmer, The Day He Arrives is a delightful meditation on relationships, filmmaking, and the unknowable forces that govern our lives


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 20th, 2012 (Limited) by Cinema Guild, released as The Day He Arrives
Running Time: 78 minutes
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Keywords: Voiceover/Narration, Retro Black and White, Digital Cinematography, Movie Business, Mid-Life Crisis
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Jeonwansa Film Compnay
Production Countries: Republic of Korea

Leading Cast

   Yoo Seong-jun

Supporting Cast

Kim Sang-Joong    Young-ho
Song Sun-mi    Boram
Kim Bok-yung   

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Production and Technical Credits

Sang-soo Hong    Screenwriter
Kyoung-hee Kim    Producer
Kim Hyoung-koo    Cinematographer
Hahm Sung-won    Editor
Jeong Yong-jin    Composer
Kim Mir    Sound Mixer

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