19 Jul ’10

Top Korean Movies – July 2010

Popular Korean Movies

1. Poetry

Director: Lee Chang-dong

Writer: Lee Chang-dong

Starring: Yoon Jeong-hee

Release Date: 2010-5-13

Genre: drama

Plot: An elderly lady in her 60’s works as a caregiver for a disabled man and raises her grandson alone. She has to endure the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and also learns that her grandson was one of the attackers of a junior high school girl that committed suicide. Through all of this and to fulfil her lifelong dream of becoming a poet, the elderly woman starts to take a poetry class and compose poems.

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2. My Girlfriend Is An Agent (aka Secret Couple)

Disguised as a travel agent, Su Ji is a government spy with six years’ experience who can’t reveal her career to her boyfriend Jae Joon. Her boyfriend breaks up with her after all the lies and leaves without notice. When Su Ji happens to run into Jae Joon three years later, he’s become an international certified accountant…

3. Hahaha

Before filmmaker Jo Moon-kyeong leaves Seoul to live in Canada, he meets his close friend Bang Joong-sik who is a film critic. Not realizing that they were once in the same place, at the same time, and with the same people, the two men’s reminiscence of a hot summer unfolds like a catalogue of memories.

4. Lady Daddy

A young child from a divorced family searches for his father Ji-hyeon, what he doesn’t know is that his father is now a woman after having sex reassignment surgery. Once a medical student, Ji-hyeon is now a photographer…

5. Night Before The Storm

Chef Su In ended up with life in prison after being falsely accused of his wife’s murder. Desperate to prove his innocence, he deliberately infects himself with the blood of HIV-positive inmate Sang Byun to get special leave…

6. Blades of Blood

Set in 16th century Joseon era (1592) South Korea, the Chosun Dynasty is thrown into chaos on the verge of the Japanese invasion. Lee Mong-hak, an ambitious descendant of the royal family, betrays friends including his old lover to organize a coup.

7. Happy Killers

Slacker detective Jeong-min is assigned to investigate a serial killer case. For the first time in his career he puts his heart into his work; but Yeong-seok, an unemployed man with natural instincts as a detective, gets in the way by trying to catch the killer as well.

8. My Gangster Lover (aka My Girlfriend as a Gangster)

Dong-chul, a retired gangster, has a girlfriend who is determined to encourage him by starting training herself. But is Dong-chul’s spirit still alive?

9. Bestseller

Hee-soo has been a bestselling author for the past 20 years. But her reputation and fame are all butchered overnight when she is accused of plagiarizing a competition entry that she juried. Thus Hee-soo begins a mysterious journey to expose the truth.

10. The Servant (aka Bang-ja Chronicles)

Bang-ja bumps into the noble Mong-lyong. When Mong-lyong decides to take him under his wing, Bang-ja gets to share a room with the wise, MA, who teaches Bang-ja all the arts of seduction…

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  1. Hahaha awesome film name….

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