Crying Fist

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Crying Fist
Crying Fist.jpg
Crying Fist promotional movie poster
Hangul
Revised Romanization Jumeoki unda
McCune–Reischauer Chumŏki unda
Directed by Ryoo Seung-wan
Produced by Kim Dong-joo
Park Jae-hyeong
Im Seung-yong
Written by Ryoo Seung-wan
Jeon Cheol-hong
Starring Choi Min-sik
Ryoo Seung-bum
Music by Bang Joon-seok
Cinematography Jo Yong-gyu
Jung Jung-hoon
Edited by Nam Na-yeong
Lee Ik-seong
Production
  company
Sio Film
Bravo Entertainment
Distributed by Showeast
Release date(s)
  • April 1, 2005 (2005-04-01)
Running time 134 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office $10,024,751[1]

Crying Fist (Hangul: 주먹이 운다; RR: Jumeoki Unda) is a 2005 South Korean film written and directed by Ryoo Seung-wan.[2][3][4][5][6] The film had 1,728,477 admissions nationwide.[7]

Synopsis[edit]

Jobless, besieged by creditors, and abandoned by his wife, the once silver medalist Tae-shik has sunk to street hustling, becoming a human punching bag. Meanwhile, young Sang-hwan's delinquent ways land him behind bars. Both men look to boxing to turn around lives gone astray, aiming for the amateur title, ultimately pitting them against each other, but more importantly, against themselves.

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

2005 Grand Bell Awards[10]
  • Best Supporting Actress - Na Moon-hee
  • Best Editing - Nam Na-yeong
  • Jury Prize
  • Nomination - Best Film
  • Nomination - Best Actor - Ryoo Seung-bum
  • Nomination - Best Director - Ryoo Seung-wan
  • Nomination - Best Screenplay - Ryoo Seung-wan and Jeon Cheol-hong
  • Nomination - Best Cinematography - Jo Yong-gyu
  • Nomination - Best Music - Bang Joon-seok
  • Nomination - Best Sound
2005 Blue Dragon Film Awards
2005 Korean Film Awards
2005 Pusan Film Critics Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jumeogi Unda (Crying Fist)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
  2. ^ "K-FILM REVIEWS: 주먹이 운다 (Crying Fist)". Twitch Film. 22 August 2005. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  3. ^ Kim, Kyu Hyun (7 February 2006). "Crying Fist". OhmyNews International. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  4. ^ Paquet, Darcy. "Crying Fist". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2012-06-04. 
  5. ^ Rowland, Sarah (30 June 2005). "Ring leader". Montreal Mirror. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  6. ^ Macleod, Iain (9 December 2005). "Crying Fist". Eye for Film. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  7. ^ "Commercial Releases in 2005: Box-Office Results". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
  8. ^ "Ryoo Seung-beom". Teen Times. 14 April 2005. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  9. ^ Lee, Ji-hye (22 October 2009). "Ryu Seung-beom's Movie Picks". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-04-28. 
  10. ^ "Crying Fist". Cinemasie. Retrieved 2012-11-19.

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