Heaven's Postman

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Heaven's Postman
Heaven's Postman poster.jpg
Directed by Lee Hyung-min
Produced by Shin Hyun-taek
Go Dae-jung
Written by Eriko Kitagawa
Starring Kim Jaejoong
Han Hyo-joo
Cinematography Jin Jin
Distributed by CJ Entertainment
Toho
Release date(s)
  • November 11, 2009 (2009-11-11) (South Korea)
  • May 29, 2010 (2010-05-29) (Japan)
Running time 107 minutes
Country South Korea
Japan
Language Korean
Budget ₩1 billion
Box office US$543,710[1]

Heaven's Postman, also known as Postman to Heaven (Hangul: 천국의 우편배달부; RR: Cheongukui Woopyeon Baedalbu; Tengoku e no Yuubin Haitatsunin (天国への郵便配達人?)) is a 2009 South Korean-Japanese film starring Kim Jaejoong and Han Hyo-joo. A young CEO quits his job and becomes a kind of supernatural postman, delivering letters from grieving families and loved ones to the dead in heaven.[2]

It was part of the "Telecinema7" project, seven feature-length mini-dramas which were collaborations between South Korean TV directors and Japanese TV screenwriters; the seven Korea-Japan joint productions both received a limited theater release and were broadcast on television. Heaven's Postman was first released in Korea in CGV theaters on November 11, 2009, and in Japanese cinemas on May 29, 2010. It later aired on SBS (South Korea) on September 25, 2010, and TV Asahi (Japan) in 2010.

Plot[edit]

Jae-joon used to be a promising young CEO of an IT company, until he unexpectedly becomes a postman. He delivers the letters grieving people have written to their loved ones in heaven. One day, he comes across Hana, who writes a letter full of resentment to the dead man that she used to love, and reveals his presence to her. Jae-joon proposes that Hana delivers responses which come back from heaven and the two think up various ways to give peace and happiness to those who are alive and left behind, sometimes by writing the responses themselves. But a human being and a postman from heaven cannot spend unlimited time together. As they start to grow feelings for each other, Jae-joon tries to pull himself away from Hana and the two, for the last time, deliver a response to an owner of a teahouse who had been agonizing for a long time over the loss of his son.[3]

Cast[edit]

  • Kim Jaejoong as Shin Jae-joon / Yuu
  • Han Hyo-joo as Jo Hana / Saki
  • Shin Goo as Choi Geun-bae
  • Kim Chang-wan as Lee Moon-gyo
  • Yook Mi-ra as Moon-gyo's wife
  • Ju Jin-mo as Yoon Jeon-soo
  • Lee Doo-il as Goo Dae-bong
  • Jang Jung-hee as Woo-sub's mother

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heaven's Postman (2009)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 
  2. ^ Choi, Ji-eun (10 November 2009). "TVXQ Hero hopes Postman will be assurance to fans". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  3. ^ Choi, Ji-eun (10 November 2009). "PREVIEW: Film Postman to Heaven". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 

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