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Little Brother (안녕, 형아)

안녕, 형아 (An-nyang, hyeong-a)

Directed by Lim Tae-hyeong (임태형)

Screenplay by


95min | Release date in South Korea :

A warm and touching drama about nine-year-old Han-i, a brat who causes all sorts of problems wherever he goes. Han-i believes that his dad, mom and brother are all under his control. Suddenly, when he learns that his older brother is ill, everything changes and he faces his most challenging task ever. Han-iís brother, Han-byeol is diagnosed with cancer and has an operation. Some conflicts ensue between Han-i and Han-byeolís new friend, Wook-i, whom he meets at the hospital. Wook-i has been suffering from leukemia for a long time, but he is a favorite in the hospital because of his abundant humor and positive mind. Finally, Han-i solves the complicated matter of his relationship with Wook-i and starts behaving to save his brotherís life.


Little Brother | Cast

  • Park Ji-bin (박지빈)
    Park Ji-bin (박지빈)
    Jang Han-i (장한이)
  • Bae Jong-ok (배종옥)
    Bae Jong-ok (배종옥)
    Mom (엄마)
  • Park Won-sang (박원상)
    Park Won-sang (박원상)
    Dad (아빠)
  • Seo Dae-han (서대한)
    Seo Dae-han (서대한)
    Jang Han-byeol (장한별)
  • Choi Woo-hyuk (최우혁)
    Choi Woo-hyuk (최우혁)
    Wook-i (욱이)
  • Oh Ji-hye (오지혜)
    Oh Ji-hye (오지혜)
    Wook-i's mom (욱이 엄마)
  • Lee Seung-hoon (이승훈)
    Lee Seung-hoon (이승훈)
    Wook-i's dad (욱이 아빠)
  • Son Young-soon (손영순)
    Son Young-soon (손영순)
    Wook-i's grandmother (욱이 할머니)
  • Lee Hang (이항)
    Lee Hang (이항)
    Dr. Lee Hang (이항 박사)
  • Choi Jin-ho (최진호)
    Choi Jin-ho (최진호)
    Dr. Na Yeong-soo (나영수 박사)
  • Park Geun-soo (박근수)
    Park Geun-soo (박근수)
    Lightning head resident (번개머리 레지던트)
    Kwak Hyeon-kyeong (곽현경)
    Dr. Lee Hang's resident (이항 박사 레지던트)
    Kim Si-jeong (김시정)
    Ward 61 nurse 1 (61병동 간호사 1)
    Bang Jin-joo (방진주)
    Ward 61 nurse 2 (61병동 간호사 2)
    Kim Mi-ran (김미란)
    Joon-tae's mom (준태 엄마)
  • Taewoong (태웅)
    Taewoong (태웅)
    Han-i's friend 1 (한이 친구 1)
    Lee Joon-hee (이준희)
    Han-i's friend 2 (한이 친구 2)
  • Seo Beom-sik (서범식)
    Seo Beom-sik (서범식)
    Tarzan (타잔)
    Pyo Eun-jin (표은진)
    Intensive care unit nurse (중환자실 간호사)
    Lee Dong-chan (이동찬)
    Emergency room doctor (응급실 의사)
  • So Do-bi (소도비)
    So Do-bi (소도비)
    Operating room anesthetist 1 (수술실 마취의 1)
  • Yang Hyun-woo (양현우)
    Yang Hyun-woo (양현우)
    Ji Joo-cheol (지주철)
    Eom Ok-ran (엄옥란)
    Joo-cheol's mom (주철 엄마)
    Son Hee-won (손희원)
    Ward 61 patient 1 (61병동 환아 2)
    Kim Bo-eun (김보은)
    Ward 61 patient 3 (61병동 환아 3)
  • Kim Sung-min-II (김성민)
    Kim Sung-min-II (김성민)
    Ward 61 patient 4 (61병동 환아 4)
    Park So-hyeon (박소현)
    Ward 61 patient 5 (61병동 환아 5)
    Choi Ye-il (최예일)
    Ward 61 patient 1 (61병동 환아 6)
    Choi Ye-il (최예일)
    Ward 61 patient 6 (61병동 환아 6)
    Kim Se-jin (김세진)
    Ward 61 patient 7 (61병동 환아 7)
    Jo Moon-hee (조문희)
    Ward 61 guardian 1 (61병동 보호자 1)
    Son Seon-ah (손선아)
    Ward 61 guardian 2 (61병동 보호자 2)
    Yoon Han-kyeong (윤한경)
    Ward 61 guardian 3 (61병동 보호자 3)
    Jeong Hye-sook (정혜숙)
    Ward 61 guardian 4 (61병동 보호자 4)
    Kim Eun-ja (김은자)
    Ward 61 guardian 5 (61병동 보호자 5)
    Ha Mi-hwa (하미화)
    Ward 61 guardian 6 (61병동 보호자 6)
    Kang Nam-mi (강남미)
    Ward 61 guardian 7 (61병동 보호자 7)
    Na Yeong-sin (나영신)
    Operating room stand-in for Dr. Na Yeong-soo (수술실 나영수 박사 대역)
    Im Yeong-sin (임영신)
    Operating room scrub nurse (수술실 스크럽 간호사)
    Kim Jin-sook (김진숙)
    Operating room circulator nurse (수술실 설클레이터 간호사)
    Kwon Yeon-joo (권연주)
    Operating room anesthetist 2 (수술실 마취의 2)
    Kim Soo-bin (김수빈)
    Wheelchair girl (휠체어 여자 아이)
    Jang Ji-seong (장지성)
    Soccer kids (축구 아이들)
    Kim Deuk-ho (김득호)
    Soccer kids (축구 아이들)
    Jo Joon-hyeong (조준형)
    Soccer kids (축구 아이들)
    Lee Joon-hyeop (이준협)
    Soccer kids (축구 아이들)
    Kim Jae-woo (김재우)
    Soccer kids (축구 아이들)
    Park Poo-reum (박푸름)
  • Jung Jong-chul (정종철)
    Jung Jong-chul (정종철)
    Ok Dong-ja - Special appearance (옥동자)
  • Jeon Hye-jin-II (전혜진)
    Jeon Hye-jin-II (전혜진)
    Hani's home room teacher - Special appearance (한이 담임)
  • Ahn Sang-tae (안상태)
    Ahn Sang-tae (안상태)
    Na I-teu - Special appearance (나이트 삐끼/웨이터 50원)

Little Brother | HanCinema Reviews

  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Little Brother" + DVD Giveaway

    Han-i (played by Park Ji-bin) is the annoying younger brother to Han-byeol (played by Seo Dae-han). They live in typical sibling conflict, such that when Han-byeol expresses discomfort and apparent sickness, Han-i is dismissive and just decides to play video games rather than do anything useful. Unfortunately for the brothers and their parents, Han-byeol really is very sick. From there "Little Brother" quickly turns into a waiting game to see whether or not Han-byeol will die,...More

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 Produced by
 Sim Bo-kyeong (심보경)
MK Picture (MK 픽쳐스)
Cinema Service (시네마서비스)
 Kang Je-gyu (강제규)
 Production department
 Rain (비)
 Music department
 Kim Jang-hoon (김장훈)
 Theme song
 Park Ji-bin (박지빈)
 Music department
 Ko Joo-yeon (고주연)
 Music department
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95 min 
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Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2005/05/27
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2005.06.26 : 851,883 admissions (total)
As of 2005.06.19 : 823,541 admissions (total)
As of 2005.06.12 : 1,000,255 admissions (total)
As of 2005.06.05 : 816,858 admissions (total)
As of 2005.05.29 : 316,705 admissions (total)

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very sad movie makes you wonder about the big picture in life.
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2007-01-28 04:12:16
This movie is so good. I cried so much when watching this.
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