Beastie Boys (film)

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Beastie Boys
Beastie Boys (film) poster.jpg
Hangul
Revised Romanization Biseuti Boiseu
McCune–Reischauer Bisŭt‘i Poijŭ
Directed by Yoon Jong-bin
Produced by Kim Young
Jang Won-seok
Yoo Jae-hyeok
Written by Yoon Jong-bin
Based on The Moonlight of Seoul – Part Zero 
by Kim Seung-wook
Starring Yoon Kye-sang
Ha Jung-woo
Yoon Jin-seo
Music by Kim Hong-jib
Cinematography Go Nak-seon
Edited by Kim Woo-il
Production
  company
Wire to Wire Films
Distributed by Lotte Entertainment
Release date(s)
  • April 30, 2008 (2008-04-30)
Running time 123 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$4,681,383[1]

Beastie Boys (Hangul: 비스티 보이즈; RR: Biseuti Boiseu) is a 2008 South Korean film about male hosts who serve female clients in discreet salons tucked into the affluent fashion districts of southern Seoul.[2]

Its international English title The Moonlight of Seoul is taken from a 70s short novel by Kim Seung-wook, 서울의 달빛 0장 ("The Moonlight of Seoul – Part Zero"), which explores the aura of Seoul's nightlife.[3]

In director Yoon Jong-bin's own words, the film "depicts youths living in the exotic, affluent backdrop of Gangnam and those kicking and screaming to survive in the superficial, capitalistic society."[4]

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  1. ^ "Box office by Country: Beastie Boys". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
  2. ^ D'Sa, Nigel (22 April 2008). "YOON’s Moonlight of Seoul to open May 1st". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ "K-FILM REVIEWS: 비스티 보이즈 (The Moonlight of Seoul)". Twitch Film. 30 July 2008. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (28 April 2008). "Moonlight Shines on Seoul's Nightlife". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  5. ^ "Actor Goes From Killer to Professional Casanova". The Dong-a Ilbo. 29 April 2008. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 

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