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Film “Daisy” Draws Largest Audience over Weekend

2006/03/14 | Permalink | Source

Actors Jun Ji-hyun and Jung Woo-sung have beaten the recent popularity of historical movies.

Daisy, which stars Jeon and Jeong, took the top spot on the weekend box office with 121,891 viewers in Seoul. The film has drawn 605,618 viewers at 381 cinemas nationwide since its opening on March 9.

Directed by Hong Kong director Wai Keung Lau (Andrew Lau), the movie satisfies viewers' desire for romantic stories with beautiful scenes and a hint of Hong Kong noir films.

"Eumran-seossaeng" ("Forbidden Quest") drew 2.3 million viewers at 371 cinemas nationwide and came in second on the list.

"The King and the Clown" drew 4,1000 viewers in Seoul alone over the weekend. Its total number of viewers have reached more than 12 million, an all-time record.

"Walk the Line" has attracted 109,600 viewers nationwide since its opening on March 9. Starring actress Reese Witherspoon won the Academy Award for "actress in a leading role".

The Oscar-nominated film "Brokeback Mountain", directed by Ang Lee, has been seen by a total of 250,000 movie watchers at 70 cinemas across the nation.

"Underworld 2" has drawn 434,641 viewers and the Korean comic movie "Nadoyeol" 1.82 million nationwide.

"Munich", directed by Steven Spielberg, has attracted 80,5000 viewers.

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