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GLove (글러브)

글러브 (Geu-leo-beu)

Directed by Kang Woo-seok (강우석)

Screenplay by


144min | Release date in South Korea :

Acclaimed Korean director Kang Woo-seok’s first film based on a true story, “GLove,” tells the story of a baseball team whose members are all hearing-impaired.
Kim Sang-nam (Jeong Jae-yeong), a hot-tempered former professional baseball player, is sent to the countryside to coach a team of hearing-impaired players in order to avoid media coverage of his recent involvement in an assault case.
At first, Kim has a difficult time imagining how he can teach baseball to a group of boys who can’t hear, but as he spends time with them he starts to believe that they can play the game.
Motivated, Kim decides to help them prepare for the nationals.
But things don’t go the way Kim plans and their difficulties communicating with one another exacerbates the situation.
Kang, who is known for action and crime thrillers such as “Silmido” (2003) and “Public Enemy” (2002), said in a recent interview that he wanted to make a film that would make him happy during the production process.
Jeong won Best Actor for his performance in “Moss” (2010), which was also directed by Kang, at the 31st Blue Dragon Film Awards in November.


GLove | HanCinema Reviews

  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "GLove": A Tried and Trusted Tale of Hope

    Kang Woo-seok's "GLove" does little and less to challenge the formula of a feel-good sports drama. The film was well received in Korea but international audiences will be less impressed by Kang Woo-seok's cookie-cutter approach to this true story. But despite its formulaic shortcomings, of which there are a plenty, "GLove" was still able to get its heart-warming message across the endless fields of sports clichés it had to traverse. I know I shouldn't, but I like it,...More

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 Sin Dong-ik (신동익)
 Son Jeong-woo (손정우)
 Production department
 Jo Yeong-wook (조영욱)
 Score composer
 Cho Sang-kyung (조상경)
 Costume Design
 Ko Im-pyo (고임표)
 John Park (존박)
 Music department
 Lee Sung-hwan (이성환)
 Lighting/cinematography department
 Jung Hwang-soo (정황수)
 Computer generated graphics/Digital special effects department
 Kim Suk-won (김석원)
 Sound department
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144 min Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2011/01/20
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2011.03.13 : 1,890,406 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.27 : 1,889,758 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.20 : 1,876,141 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.13 : 134,626 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.06 : 1,608,772 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.30 : 1,023,851 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.23 : 554,053 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.16 : 9,645 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.09 : 538 admissions (total)

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