Sunflower (2006 film)
|Directed by||Kang Seok-beom|
|Produced by||Jeon Ho-jin
|Written by||Kang Seok-beom|
|Music by||Angelo Lee|
|Edited by||Hahm Sung-won|
Former gangster Tae-sik is released from prison and heads back to his hometown to live in a small restaurant with a woman. Attempting to leave his past behind, he takes a job in a garage and tries to keep away from the local gangs, most of whom still live in fear of his brutal reputation. When a local politician wants to knock down his adoptive mom's restaurant to build a new shopping mall, Tae-sik struggles to avoid returning to a life of violence.
- Kim Rae-won - Oh Tae-sik
- Kim Hae-sook
- Huh E-jae
- Kim Byung-ok
- Kim Jung-tae
- Han Jung-soo
- Ji Dae-han
- Park Sung-woong
- Park Cheol-ho
Sunflower was released in South Korea on 23 November 2006, and topped the box office on its opening weekend with 267,065 admissions. It held the number-one spot for a second consecutive weekend, and went on to receive a total of 1,543,429 admissions, with a gross (as of 7 January 2007) of US$8,221,999.
In 2007 New Yorker Films picked up the distribution rights and gave the film a limited North American theatrical release to 1 movie theater where it grossed a total of US$23,919.
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- "Box-Office Admission Results" (2006). 'Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved on 12 December 2008.
- "Korean Box Office" (Week-end 2006.11.24 ~ 2006.11.26). HanCinema. Retrieved on 12 December 2008.
- "Korean Box Office" (Week-end 2006.12.01 ~ 2006.12.03). HanCinema. Retrieved on 12 December 2008.
- "South Korea Box Office January 1–7, 2007". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved on 12 December 2008.
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