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Butterfly Sleep (나비잠)

나비잠 (na-mi-jam)

Directed by Jeong Jae-eun (정재은)

Screenplay by

Melodrama Romance

111min | Release date in South Korea :

"Butterfly Sleep" is a joint production between South Korea and Japan.
Synopsis
The last memory of love will stay in her mind forever.
Ryoko, a 54-year-old popular novelist, is recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. She decides to write her last book while she is still conscious. One day Ryoko goes for a drink with her students and meets young Korean Chan-he. Charmed by his youth and nihilist-like personality Ryoko feels something special about him. While Ryoko is having a problem with writing, she asks Chan-he to help her writing a new book. She "speaks" her story and Chan-he types the manuscript. As they write a book together, the reality and the story mixed and they fall in love despite their age difference. Yet her disease shows rapid progression, she feels love, anxiety and fear. In her worsening state, she decides to let Chan-he be free.

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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Butterfly Sleep"

    2018/09/08
    Ryoko (played by Miho Nakayama) is an aging Japanese novelist who has spent her career shying away from interaction with readers. But now? She's teaching a graduate class on creative writing. It's quite some time before we find out what, exactly, is the real reason for the change in her attitude. Until then, Ryoko gets acquainted with Chan-hae (played by Kim Jae-wook), a Korean transfer student who struggles to pay his tuition,...More

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Airing dates : 2018/09/06
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2018.11.11 : 10 600 admissions (total)
As of 2018.09.16 : 8 135 admissions (total)
As of 2018.09.09 : 5 122 admissions (total)

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