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Cafe Noir (카페 느와르)

카페 느와르 (Ka-pe Neu-wa-reu)

Directed by Jung Sung-il (정성일)

Screenplay by

Drama Melodrama Romance

198min | Release date in South Korea :

On Christmas Eve in Seoul. Young-soo falls in love with Mee-yeon who is his studentís mother. This extramarital love affair cannot continue because her husband is back. One day, Young-soo receives a birthday invitation card from his student Ė Mee-yeonís daughter. He has determined to kill her husband and save Mee-yeon but it didnít work out. In a full of despair, he jumps into Han River to suicide. After all the troubles, he survives and suddenly a girl shows up. Sun-hwa is waiting for her boy friend who promised to come back in one year. She tediously talks about her love story in a cafť. Young-soo finds himself being attracted to her for some reason and suggests to pass her letter to him. But he has no intention to do it and Sun-hwa, tired of long waiting, asks him to go somewhere with her. Can Young-soo start a new relationship? Isnít Mee-yeon coming? Why hasnít Sun-hwaís boy friend come back?

International Film Festivals
2009 Venice International Film Festival , International Criticís Week
2010 Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival, International Showcase
2010 International Film Festival Rotterdam , Bright Future
2010 Hong Kong International Film Festival , Indie Power
2010 Munich International Film Festival(Filmfest Muenchen) , Focus on the Far East
2010 Era New Horizons Film Festival , Parnorama
There are Yeong-soo, who is addicted to drastically sad love, Mi-yeon, whom Yeong-soo terribly loves, and another Mi-yeon, who he really loves, too. This drama is about deep sorrow and love of five people including Seon-hwa and Eun-ha, who Yeong-soo met to heal his broken heart.


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 Han Dong-wook (한동욱)
 Directing department
 Kang Dae-gyu (강대규)
 Assistant director
 Cho Sang-kyung (조상경)
 Art director/Production designer/Set design
 Lee Seung-chul-II (이승철)
 Real-time recording
 Lee Seung-chul-II (이승철)
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198 min 
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Airing dates : 2010/12/30
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2011.02.13 : 7,233 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.06 : 7,058 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.30 : 6,874 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.23 : 6,518 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.16 : 5,990 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.09 : 5,047 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.02 : 2,735 admissions (total)

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