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Secret Sunshine, 2007

Secret Sunshine
Directed by: Lee Chang-dong
Written by: Lee Chang-dong
Language:  Korean
Country:  South Korea
Runtime:  142 min
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The mood of Secret Sunshine is bleak and gloomy. The plot centers around a losing-it hero, a death in the family, and starting over. It is a drama, foreign, and romance movie. In approach, Secret Sunshine is serious and realistic. The pacing is slow. It takes place, at least partly, in a small town. Secret Sunshine is set in Korea. It happens in contemporary times. It is based on a book. Secret Sunshine is known for being a Cannes festival winner and critically acclaimed.

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With SECRET SUNSHINE, South Korean director Lee Chang-dong (PEPPERMINT CANDY, OASIS) proves that he... more

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Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Release date: 1 September 2007
Runtime: 142 min
Awards: Cannes

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Awarded Best Actress at the 2007 Cannes

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Do-yeon Jeon Do-yeon Jeon As Shin-ae
Kang-ho Song Kang-ho Song As Jong Chan
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Not easy, but worth it
Secret Sunshine is a hard watch. First of all, it's in Korean. Second, it's a slow personal drama. But stick to the end. It's worth it.
25.December.2010 |  by: dddrak
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Secret Sunshine shows us the ways of a more conservative culture. A wonderful emotional drama, driven by a magnificent leading female role, is sure to give a lot many than many Hollywood films. The demise of one's soul, the decay, the crumbling of...
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