Art Museum by the Zoo
|Art Museum by the Zoo|
|Directed by||Lee Jeong-hyang|
|Produced by||Lee Choon-yeon|
|Written by||Lee Jeong-hyang|
|Music by||Kim Yang-hui|
|Editing by||Kim Sang-beom|
|Distributed by||Cinema Service|
|Running time||108 minutes|
On leave from the military, Cheol-soo arrives at his girlfriend's apartment only to find it occupied by another woman, Choon-hee. After a few days he finds out that his girlfriend is now engaged to someone else, and having nowhere else to go he ends up staying with Choon-hee. At first the two struggle to get along, but before long Chul-soo discovers that she is writing a screenplay to enter into a competition, and they end up working on a story together based on their own experiences of love, titling it "Art Museum by the Zoo."
- Shim Eun-ha ... Choon-hee
- Lee Sung-jae ... Cheol-soo
- Ahn Sung-ki ... In-gong
- Song Seon-mi ... Da-hye
In 1999, Shim Eun-ha won Best Actress at the Grand Bell Awards, and Lee Sung-jae swept Best New Actor awards at the Baeksang Arts Awards, the Chunsa Film Art Awards, the Grand Bell Awards and the Blue Dragon Film Awards.
Director Lee Jeong-hyang was praised for her sophisticated and detailed direction, and the film is now considered a classic of 1990s Korean cinema.
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- Art Museum by the Zoo at the Korean Movie Database
- Art Museum by the Zoo at the Internet Movie Database
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