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Deep Blue Night (깊고 푸른 밤)

깊고 푸른 밤 (gip-go pu-reun bam)

Directed by Bae Chang-ho (배창호)

Screenplay by

Drama Melodrama Romance

110min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
Baek Ho-bin dreams of succeeding in the U.S. He enters an arranged marriage with Je-in to get a green card. Je-in had been feeling isolated from American society. To her, Ho-bin's love is like a ray of light, her last chance. Finally, Ho-bin passes the strict interview by the immigration office and he is eligible to become an American citizen. However, as the arranged marriage is about to come to an end, Ho-bin's ambition starts to collide with Je-in's love. Finally, Ho-bin's secret is out. His mad violence explodes and he steps all over Je-in. Ho-bin and Je-in take off on a farewell trip. In the desert, human ambition and love burns hotly as they make love and then die.

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  • [Hancinema Film Review] "Deep Blue Night"

    2019/01/19
    Based on the homonymous novel by Choi In-ho, and shot in Lon Angeles, "Deep Blue Sea" was one of the first local movies to portray the eagerness of Koreans to immigrate to the US, which was considered the "Absolute" country to live in. Despite the radically different setting than his previous films, "Deep Blue Sea" was another huge commercial success, attracting more than 600,000 viewers, breaking box office records, and receiving many awards on both domestic and international stages, including the Grand Bell Film Award, the Paeksang Arts Award and an Asia Pacific Screen Award,...More

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  • [Artists' Choice] Director Bae Chang-ho Lists His 11 Favorite Korean Movies

    2019/03/09
    Bae Chang-ho was the most commercially successful director of the 1980s, who made a number of chic melodramas about the new sensibility of the young generation. His debut film, "People in the Slum" (1982), and following films, "Whale Hunting" (1984), "Deep Blue Night" (1985), and "Our Joyful Young Days" (1987) all generated enthused reactions from not only ordinary moviegoers but also hardcore film maniacs,...More
  • [Interview] Bae Chang-ho

    2019/02/23
    Bae Chang-ho was the most commercially successful director of the 1980s, who made a number of chic melodramas about the new sensibility of the young generation. His debut film, "People in the Slum" (1982), and following films, "Whale Hunting" (1984), "Deep Blue Night" (1985), and "Our Joyful Young Days" (1987) all generated enthused reactions from not only ordinary moviegoers but also hardcore film maniacs. "Deep Blue Night" was shot mostly on location in the US at a time overseas shooting of even a few scenes was not an easy task. Despite these successes, Bae refused to dwell in one place. Since the 1980s, he pushed on in his artistic explorations, even enduring box office failures. The hit maker of the 1980s transformed himself into a maker of low budget, independent films such as "My Heart" (1999) and "Road" (2004). His early works showed elaborate filmmaking techniques that were second to none among his contemporaries, but his later works are more characterized by simple and down-to-earth approach to story telling and image capturing. He once taught in college, but left his teaching position, frustrated by artistic stagnation,...More
  • [Hancinema Film Review] "Deep Blue Night"

    2019/01/19
    Based on the homonymous novel by Choi In-ho, and shot in Lon Angeles, "Deep Blue Sea" was one of the first local movies to portray the eagerness of Koreans to immigrate to the US, which was considered the "Absolute" country to live in. Despite the radically different setting than his previous films, "Deep Blue Sea" was another huge commercial success, attracting more than 600,000 viewers, breaking box office records, and receiving many awards on both domestic and international stages, including the Grand Bell Film Award, the Paeksang Arts Award and an Asia Pacific Screen Award,...More
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Release date in South Korea : 1985/03/01

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