My Wife Got Married

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My Wife Got Married
My Wife Got Married film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Hangul
Hanja 아내가 했다
Revised Romanization Anaega gyeolhonhaetda
McCune–Reischauer Anaeka kyŏrhonhaetta
Directed by Jeong Yoon-soo
Produced by Ju Pil-ho
Cho Chul-hyun
Lee Sang-yong
Written by Song Hye-jin
Based on My Wife Got Married
by Park Hyun-wook
Starring Kim Joo-hyuk
Son Ye-jin
Music by Hong Sung-kyu
Edited by Steve M. Choe
Distributed by CJ Entertainment
Release date
  • October 23, 2008 (2008-10-23)
Running time
119 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$8.8 million[1]

My Wife Got Married (Hangul아내가 결혼했다; RRAnaega gyeolhonhaetda) is a 2008 South Korean film. Directed by Jeong Yoon-soo and starring Kim Joo-hyuk and Son Ye-jin in the lead roles, the film is adapted from a bestselling novel of the same name by Park Hyun-wook.[2]

Plot[edit]

Deok-hoon meets In-ah, a former colleague, on the subway; the two turn out to be big soccer fans, and soon begin a passionate relationship. To quell his doubts about In-ah's fidelity, Deok-hoon proposes to her, and they get married. But their honeymoon period doesn't last long, as In-ah declares that she will marry another man.

Cast[edit]

  • Kim Joo-hyuk as Noh Deok-hoon
  • Son Ye-jin as Joo In-ah
  • Joo Sang-wook as Han Jae-kyung
  • Kim Byung-choon as Boo-jang
  • Chun Sung-hoon as Kim Jin-ho
  • Oh Yeon-ah as So-young
  • Son Hee-soon as Jae-kyung's mother
  • Hong Hyun-chul as Jae-kyung's father
  • Kwon Sung-min as Sung-min
  • Choi Won-hong as Joon-seo
  • Jung Se-hyung as doctor Choi Yeon-Woong
  • Oh Jung-se as Byung-soo
  • Kim Ok-kyung as guardian 1
  • Ban Hye-ra as guardian 2
  • Hong Won-bae as radio DJ
  • Lee Joo-shil as Deok-hoon's mother (cameo)
  • Yang Jung-a as Noh Deok-joo (cameo)

Release[edit]

My Wife Got Married was released in South Korea on October 23, 2008. It topped the box office on its opening weekend, selling 515,464 tickets.[3] As of November 9, 2008, the film had sold a total of 1,818,497 admissions nationwide and ranked 10th among the top grossing domestic films of 2008.[4]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2008 Korean Film Awards Best Screenplay Song Hye-jin Nominated
Best Actress Son Ye-jin Nominated
University Film Festival of Korea Won
29th Blue Dragon Film Awards Won [5]
Popular Star Award Won
Best Actor Kim Joo-hyuk Nominated
Best Couple Award Son Ye-jin and Kim Joo-hyuk Won
Best Screenplay Song Hye-jin Nominated
2009 45th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress Son Ye-jin Won
Best Actor Kim Joo-hyuk Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anaega Gyelhonhadda (My Wife Got Married) (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  2. ^ Yang Sun-jin. "[MOVIE REVIEW] My Wife celebrates bigamy". Hancinema, 22 October 2008; originally published by The Korea Herald. Retrieved 16 November 2008.
  3. ^ Yi Ch'ang-ho. "Debutant My Wife Got Married leads box office". Korean Film Council, 3 November 2008. Retrieved 16 November 2008.
  4. ^ "The Best Selling Films of 2008". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  5. ^ "My Wife is Getting Married - Awards". Cinemasie. Retrieved 23 July 2013.

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