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A WEREWOLF BOY opens to rave reviews, expanding theaters this Friday Dec. 7!

2012/12/05 Source

Praise for "A Werewolf Boy":

""A Werewolf Boy" is continually fascinating" - Maggie Lee, Variety

"It will fulfill and dazzle you to the very end" - Anderson Le, HIFF

""A Werewolf Boy" has heart, heft and surprises" - Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times

"Warmly directed, deeply affecting" - David Noh, Film Journal International

"A really beautiful, touching story" - Film Week on 89.3 KPCC

Watch the trailer here:

South Korean film "A Werewolf Boy" opened in North America last Friday, Nov. 30 in select theaters in metro Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Already garnering praise from critics for its unique story and beautiful cinematography, the fantasy-romance will be expanding in many more cities this Friday, Dec. 7 including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Honolulu, Toronto and Vancouver (See below for full list of theaters). In its home country of South Korea, "A Werewolf Boy" has quickly surpassed 6.5 million in admissions, making it the movie with the highest-ever November box office in the history of Korean film.

CJ Entertainment announced on December 4th that an exclusive alternate ending version of "A Werewolf Boy" would be released in South Korea only on December 6th. As a special treat for fans, a set of behind-the-scenes stills were released to the public:

Releasing on Dec. 7, 2012

San Diego, CA - AMC Fashion Valley

San Francisco, CA - Century 20 Daly City

Seattle - AMC Alderwood

Dallas - AMC Grapevine Mills

Chicago - AMC Showplace Niles

Atlanta - AMC Colonial

Philadelphia - AMC Plymouth Meeting

New Jersey - AMC Ridgefield Park

New York - AMC Empire

New York - Cinemart Cinemas 5

Honolulu - Consolidated Pearlridge

Vancouver - Cineplex Silvercity Coquitlam

Toronto - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas

Toronto - Cineplex Odeon Sheppard

Currently Showing

Los Angeles, CA - CGV Cinemas

Irvine, CA - University Town Center

Fullerton, CA - Regal La Habra

Las Vegas - Regal Village Square 18


Please visit for trailers, clips, photos and more information.


"A Werewolf Boy" (Original title:늑대소년 Neuk-dae so-nyun)

Fantasy, Romance

Korean w/ English subtitles

Running Time
125 mins

NR not rated by the MPAA (US Rating)

Jo Sung-hee

Jo Sung-hee


Song Joong-ki
Park Bo-young

Bidangil Pictures

CJ Entertainment

US Release date
November/December 2012



He was a creature that was never meant to exist.

Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of a boy she knew 60 years ago come flooding back to her. Then young Suni and her family moved to a small village in Korea. There, they encounter a bedraggled orphan boy hiding under a bush and take him in out of pity. Called a "wolf boy" by some for his feral behavior and uncommon strength, Suni teaches the boy how to eat at a table, and read and write so that he might one day live among people. He repays her kindness with a devotion unequalled by any human being, a love that exceeds all normal expectations. Then one day a threat to Suni exposes the boy's deadly bestial instincts, and in an instant he becomes the subject of the villagers' fears. In order to save the boy's life, Suni must abandon him while promising, "Wait for me. I'll come back for you".

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