Modern Boy

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Modern Boy
Modern Boy film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Hangul
Revised Romanization Modeon boi
McCune–Reischauer Modŏn poi
Directed by Jung Ji-woo
Produced by Kang Woo-suk
Written by Jung Ji-woo
Starring Park Hae-il
Kim Hye-soo
Music by Lee Jae-jin
Cinematography Kim Tae-gyeong
Edited by Eom Yun-ju
Wang Su-an
Distributed by CJ Entertainment
Release date
  • October 2, 2008 (2008-10-02)
Running time
121 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$3,839,780[1]

Modern Boy (Hangul모던 보이; RRModeon Boi) is a 2008 South Korean film.

Plot[edit]

Seoul, 1937. Lee Hae-myeong is a rich and hedonistic playboy who cares little for the Japanese colonization of his homeland. But things change when he falls in love with bar singer Jo Nan-sil, who turns out to be a member of the Korean independence movement.

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

Modern Boy was released in South Korea on 2 October 2008,[2] and topped the box office on its opening weekend with 329,956 admissions.[3] As of 26 October, the film had received a total of 761,090 admissions,[2] and as of 9 November had grossed a total of $3,839,780.[1]

Awards and nominations[edit]

2008 Blue Dragon Film Awards[4]
  • Technical Award - Insight Visual
  • Nomination - Best Cinematography - Kim Tae-gyeong
  • Nomination - Best Art Direction - Jo Sang-gyeong, Park Ju-yeong
  • Nomination - Best Music - Lee Jae-jin
2008 Korean Film Awards
  • Nomination - Best Art Direction - Jo Sang-gyeong, Park Ju-yeong
  • Nomination - Best Music - Lee Jae-jin
  • Nomination - Best Sound - Seo Yeong-jun
2009 Grand Bell Awards
  • Nomination - Best Supporting Actor - Kim Nam-gil
  • Nomination - Best Art Direction - Jo Sang-gyeong
  • Nomination - Best Costume Design - Jo Sang-gyeong
  • Nomination - Best Visual Effects - Kang Jong-ik, Son Seung-hyeon
  • Nomination - Best New Actor - Kim Nam-gil

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "South Korea Box Office November 7–9, 2008". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved on 25 November 2008.
  2. ^ a b "Modern Boy (2008) - 모던 보이". HanCinema. Retrieved on 25 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Korean Box Office" (Week-end 2008.10.03 ~ 2008.10.05). HanCinema. Retrieved on 25 November 2008.
  4. ^ "Modern Boy - Awards". Cinemasie. Retrieved 25 November 2008. 

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