Antique (film)

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Promotional poster for Antique
Hanja 西 엔티크
Revised Romanization Seoyangkoldong Yangkwajajeom Entikeu
McCune–Reischauer Sŏyanggoldong Yanggwachajŏm Ent‘ik‘ŭ
Directed by Min Kyu-dong
Produced by Min Jin-su
Lee Yu-jin
David Cho
Written by Min Kyu-dong
Kim Da-young
Lee Kyeong-ui
Based on Antique Bakery (manga)
by Fumi Yoshinaga
Starring Ju Ji-hoon
Kim Jae-wook
Yoo Ah-in
Choi Ji-ho
Music by Jang Young-gyu
Cinematography Kim Jun-young
Edited by Kim Sun-min
Release date
  • 13 November 2008 (2008-11-13)
Running time
105 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$5,643,207[1]

Antique (Hangul서양골동양과자점 앤티크; RRSeoyangkoldong Yangkwajajeom Entikeu) is a 2008 South Korean comedy film, starring Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Jae-wook, Yoo Ah-in and Choi Ji-ho. It is based on Fumi Yoshinaga's manga Antique Bakery.[2] It was released on 13 November 2008.

It was invited to the 59th Berlin International Film Festival.[3]


As an heir to the family fortune, Jin-hyuk has money, the looks, the charm, everything except finding the love of his life. So he sets up a cake shop where women are sure to come. He hires Sun-woo, a talented patissier who had a crush on Jin-hyuk back in high school. Along with an ex-boxing champion Gi-beom and a clueless bodyguard Su-young, the four unique and handsome young men stir up the quiet neighborhood at their cake shop, Antique. Although seemingly careless and happy, each of the four men have unforgettable pasts that they are afraid to face, but their secrets slowly begin to unravel...


The film opened third at the box office grossing $1,495,183.[4] The second weekend it rose up to the second place grossing $909,629.[5] The film ended its run grossing $5,608,515 with 1,192,456 tickets sold nationwide.[6][7] The film drew more than 1 million moviegoers within its first two weeks of release, making it one of the most successful Korean movies ever made.[8]



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