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'April Snow' Earns W4 Bln in Japan

2005/09/21 | 117 views | Permalink | Source

The film "April Snow" featuring heartthrob Bae Yong-joon has earned four billion won just three days after opening Saturday in Japan.

The film finished second in Japan to the Hollywood remake of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" in the number of moviegoers.

Nicknamed "Yonsama" in Japan, Bae is tremendously popular there thanks to his blockbuster drama, "Winter Sonata".

" JSA - Joint Security Area " is the only other South Korean film to place second in Japan in its first week.

Reported by KBS World Radio

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