Traces of Love
|Traces of Love|
|Directed by||Kim Dae-seung|
|Produced by||Ahn Dong-kyu|
|Written by||Jang Min-seok|
|Music by||Jo Yeong-wook|
|Edited by||Kim Sang-bum
|Distributed by||Lotte Entertainment|
Traces of Love is a 2006 South Korean film directed by Kim Dae-seung, and starring Yoo Ji-tae, Kim Ji-soo, and Uhm Ji-won. The film is based on the Sampoong Department Store collapse, which took place in 1995.
Law student Choi Hyun-woo and television director Seo Min-joo are a young couple in love, and engaged to be married. Tragedy strikes, however, and Min-joo is killed in the Sampoong Department Store collapse. Several years later, Hyun-woo is given a journal that was written by his former fiancée, which details the journey they would have taken on their honeymoon. Hyun-woo sets out to visit the various places described in the journal, but on his travels he meets another woman, Yoon Se-jin, and discovers that their meeting is more than just coincidence.
- Yoo Ji-tae ... Choi Hyun-woo
- Kim Ji-soo ... Seo Min-joo
- Uhm Ji-won ... Yoon Se-jin
- Choi Jong-won ... Min-joo's father
- Park Seung-tae ... Min-joo's mother
- Park Chul-min ... Detective Park
- Jung In-gi ... prosecutor
- Kim Ki-cheon ... real estate man
- Im Jong-yoon ... chief prosecutor
Awards and nominations
- Nomination – Best Supporting Actress – Uhm Ji-won
- Nomination – Best Art Direction – Ha Sang-ho
- Best Supporting Actress – Uhm Ji-won
- Best Screenplay – Jang Min-seok
- Nomination – Best Lighting – Choi Seok-jae
Beijing Hairun Pictures is set to make a Chinese remake in 2016, co-produced with Korean company Dhuta Co. Ltd. Victoria Hon, deputy president of Hairun Pictures said, "Traces of Love has an enormous potential to be loved by the Chinese audience. Chinese people love the kind of films that heal the spiritual wound and give the courage to fall in love one more time. Traces of Love does this job in a very special way, which is why we have decided to remake this work."
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- Ha, Sung-tae (19 October 2015). "Beijing Hairun Pictures is Ready for 6 Korean-Chinese Co-productions". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 22 October 2015.
- Traces of Love at the Korean Movie Database
- Traces of Love at the Internet Movie Database
- Traces of Love at HanCinema
- Traces of Love at AllMovie
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