Love Me Not

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Love Me Not
Lovemenotposter2.jpg
Movie poster for Love Me Not
Hangul
Hanja사랑따윈 없다
Revised RomanizationSarang ddawin piryo eobseo
McCune–ReischauerSarang ttawin p‘ilyo ŏpsŏ
Directed byLee Cheol-ha
Produced byCha Seung-jae
Kim Mi-hee
Written byKim Jae-yeon
Kim Seon-jeong
Lee Cheol-ha
StarringMoon Geun-young
Kim Joo-hyuk
Lee Ki-young
Jin Goo
Seo Hyun-jin
Distributed byShowbox
Release date
  • November 9, 2006 (2006-11-09)
Running time
118 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean
BudgetUS$4 million
Box officeUS$2,438,783[1]

Love Me Not (Korean사랑따윈 필요없어; RRSarang ddawin piryo eopseo; literally "Love and Such Is Not Necessary") is a 2006 South Korean romance film directed by Lee Cheol-ha and starring Moon Geun-young and Kim Joo-hyuk.

It is based on the 2002 TBS Japanese drama I Don't Need Love, Summer (愛なんていらねえよ、夏, Ai Nante Irane Yo, Natsu), starring Ryōko Hirosue. The 2013 South Korean television series That Winter, the Wind Blows is also based on the same storyline.

Plot[edit]

Julian (Kim Joohyuk) has lived off with the money he lures from his rich female customers. But now he faces usurious debts from a hasty expansion of his business, and he will be killed unless he clears the debt in one month. The only way to save himself is to pretend to be the long-lost brother of an heiress and kill her to get her huge fortune. Min (Moon Geun-young), the blind cold-hearted heiress likes Julian, she slowly opens herself to him, and he, too, falls for her. But Julian has to pay his creditor and what makes it worse for him is that the illness that took Min’s eyesight relapsed, threatening her life. This story takes a terrible turn when Julian becomes guilty, and pained with guilt.

Reception[edit]

The film had 548,998 admissions and earned US$2,438,783.[1][2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

2007 Grand Bell Awards[3]
  • Nomination – Best Actress - Moon Geun-young
  • Nomination – Best Art Direction - Jang Jae-jin
  • Nomination – Best Costume Design - Chae Kyung-hwa

Soundtrack[edit]

  1. Sunshine (Orgol Version)
  2. Julian
  3. Adonis Club I
  4. Memoris
  5. Love Theme
  6. I Believe In You(庭園)
  7. Min
  8. Sunshine (Clarinet Version)
  9. Julian's Tears
  10. Tell Me The Truth
  11. Your Picture
  12. Secret
  13. Last Dinner
  14. Adonis Club Ii
  15. Destiny
  16. The Shadow Of Love
  17. Never End
  18. Sunshine (sung by BoA)
  19. (Bonus Track) He Says
  20. (Bonus Track) She Says
  21. (Bonus Track) Sunshine (Instrumental)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sarang-ttawin piryo-eopseo (Love Me Not)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
  2. ^ "Korean Movie Reviews for 2006". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
  3. ^ "Love Me Not - Awards". Cinemasie. Retrieved 2015-07-30.

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