The Suicide Forecast

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The Suicide Forecast
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Hangul 수상 고객
Hanja 殊常顧客
Revised Romanization Susanghan Gogaekdeul
McCune–Reischauer Susanghan Kogaekdŭl
Directed by Jo Jin-mo
Produced by Park Mae-hee
Written by Yoo Sung-hyub
Starring Ryoo Seung-bum
Seo Ji-hye
Sung Dong-il
Park Chul-min
Jung Sun-kyung
Im Joo-hwan
Music by Kim Hyeong-seok
Cinematography Choi Sang-mook
Edited by Shin Min-kyung
Release date
  • April 1, 2011 (2011-04-01)
Running time
124 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$7,295,261[1]

The Suicide Forecast (Hangul수상한 고객들; RRSusanghan Gogaekdeul; lit. "Suspicious Customers") is a 2011 South Korean comedy-drama film. It is Jo Jin-mo's directorial debut.


Baseball player-turned-insurance salesman Byung-woo (Ryoo Seung-bum) is seen as the cocky ace of his company until one of his clients commits suicide. The police suspect him of aiding and abetting the suicide, which almost jeopardizes Byung-woo's career. Anxious to ensure it won't happen again, he gets in touch with his previous clients. Particularly those who seem the type to commit suicide.

During his quest to turn their lives around for the better, Byung-woo reunites with a lonely husband (Park Chul-min), a debt-ridden lounge singer (Younha), a homeless young man (Im Joo-hwan), and a widowed mother (Jung Sun-kyung).[2][3]



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  3. ^ Kim, Heidi (18 April 2011). "The Suicide Forecast enters No. 1 on weekend box office". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  4. ^ Lee, Ji-hye (18 April 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Ryoo Seung-bum - Part 1". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  5. ^ Lee, Ji-hye (18 April 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Ryoo Seung-bum - Part 2". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  6. ^ Hong, Lucia (17 March 2011). "Younha says "failed at auditions" like character in upcoming film". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 

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