Bungee Jumping of Their Own

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Bungee Jumping of Their Own
Bungee Jumping of Their Own movie poster.jpg
Poster for Bungee Jumping of Their Own
Hangul
Revised Romanization Beonjijeompeu-reul hada
McCune–Reischauer Pŏnjijŏmpŭ'rŭl Hada
Directed by Kim Dae-seung
Produced by Choi Nak-kwon
Written by Go Eun-nim
Starring Lee Byung-hun
Lee Eun-ju
Yeo Hyun-soo
Music by Park Ho-jun
Cinematography Lee Hu-gon
Edited by Park Yoo-kyeong
Distributed by Cineclick Asia
Release dates
  • February 2, 2001 (2001-02-02)
Running time 99 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

Bungee Jumping of Their Own (Hangul: 번지점프를 하다; RR: Beonjijeompeureul hada) is a 2001 South Korean film starring Lee Byung-hun and Lee Eun-ju.[1] The film had 947,000 admissions, making it the 10th most attended film of the year.[2]

Plot[edit]

Seo In-woo (Lee Byung-hun) unexpectedly falls in love with In Tae-hee (Lee Eun-ju), a student at the same university, when she asks to borrow his umbrella in a rainstorm. It is love at first sight for In-woo, and they start dating after only a couple of weeks. Tae-hee dies suddenly in a car crash.

17 years later, In-woo is married to another woman with a daughter, and is working as a high school teacher. He starts to notice similarities between a new student of his, Hyun-bin, and Taehee. In-woo struggles with the concept of falling in love with his student, and they both get bullied by other students at the school for being homosexual. They both overcome their fears with the realization that Hyun-bin is Tae-hee reincarnated, and they are soulmates. The movie ends with a shot of the couple in New Zealand jumping off a bridge hand in hand. It is unclear whether they mean to end their lives together and both be reincarnated again.

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

2001 Baeksang Arts Awards[3]
2001 Grand Bell Awards
  • Best Screenplay: Go Eun-nim
2001 Blue Dragon Film Awards

Film festivals[edit]

It was selected to appear in the 2002 Frameline Film Festival and the 2004 Korean Film Festival DC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paquet, Darcy. "Bungee Jumping of Their Own". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2013-08-31. 
  2. ^ "The Best Selling Films of 2001". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2013-08-31.
  3. ^ "Bungee jumping of their own - Awards". Cinemasie. Retrieved 2013-08-31. 

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