The Show Must Go On (film)

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The Show Must Go On
The Show Must Go On film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Hangul
Hanja 우아한
Revised Romanization Uahan segye
McCune–Reischauer Uahan segye
Directed by Han Jae-rim
Written by Han Jae-rim
Starring Song Kang-ho
Oh Dal-su
Yoon Je-moon
Choi Il-hwa
Park Ji-young
Music by Yoko Kanno
Cinematography Park Yong-soo
Edited by Kim Sun-min
Distributed by Lotte Entertainment
Release dates
  • 5 April 2007 (2007-04-05)
Running time
112 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$6,670,532[1]

The Show Must Go On (Hangul: 우아한 세계; RR: Uahan segye) is a 2007 South Korean film.

Plot[edit]

In-gu is a gangster but also a husband and father who dreams of moving his family out of their drab apartment and into a bigger home. Shunned by his daughter and nagged by his wife to get a respectable job, In-gu nonetheless perseveres down his chosen path to provide for his family. But his family life starts to get in the way of his business, and to make matters worse he is plotted against by the younger brother of his boss which favors In-gu for his abilities to enforce territorial rights.

Cast[edit]

  • Song Kang-ho ... In-gu
  • Park Ji-young ... Mi-ryung
  • Kim So-eun ... Hee-soo
  • Oh Dal-su ... Hyun-soo
  • Yoon Je-moon ... Director Noh
  • Choi Il-hwa ... Chairman Noh
  • Choi Jong-ryul ... owner of dumpling restaurant
  • Jung In-gi ... police chief
  • Kim Kyeong-ik ... Hee-soo's teacher
  • Kwon Tae-won ... police chief of police substation
  • Lee Dae-yeon ... company president Baek
  • Oh Jung-se ... manager
  • Lydia Park ... female employee
  • Lee Yong-yi ... granny in broken-down home
  • Min Seong-wook ... Director Noh's subordinate
  • Son Se-bin ... daughter of woman in mourning
  • Park Jin-woo ... reporter
  • Lee Jang-hoon ... Yong-seok

Release[edit]

The film was released in South Korea on April 5, 2007, and received a total of 1,025,781 admissions nationwide.[2]

Awards[edit]

The Show Must Go On won Best Film and Best Actor for Song Kang-ho at the 28th Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2007.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Woo-ah-han Sae-gye (The Show Must Go On) (2007)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 15 November 2008.
  2. ^ "Box-Office Admission Results (2007)". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 15 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Show Must Go on Wins Blue Dragon Award". KBS World. 24 November 2007. Retrieved 15 November 2008.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
The Host
Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Film
2007
Succeeded by
Forever the Moment