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Address Unknown (2001)

Suchwiin bulmyeong (original title)
Romances end in blood and the frail hopes of individuals are torn apart in a vile karmic continuity of colonialism, civil war and occupation. After surviving Japanese colonization, Korea ... See full summary »

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Ki-duk Kim

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Ki-duk Kim
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dong-kun Yang ... Chang-guk
Min-jung Ban ... Eunok
Young-min Kim Young-min Kim ... Jihum
Eun-jin Pang Eun-jin Pang ... Chang-guk's Mom (as Eun-jin Bang)
Gye-nam Myeong Gye-nam Myeong ... Jihum's father
In-ok Lee In-ok Lee ... Eun-ok's mother
Jae-Hyun Cho ... Dog Eyes (as Jae-hyeon Jo)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yeong-im Kim Yeong-im Kim
Namhee Kwon Namhee Kwon ... Female Store Owner
Mitch Malem Mitch Malem
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Romances end in blood and the frail hopes of individuals are torn apart in a vile karmic continuity of colonialism, civil war and occupation. After surviving Japanese colonization, Korea became the first war zone of the Cold War. The legacy of war remains today in this divided country. Three forlorn teenagers, Chank-guk, Jihum and Eunok are figures in the landscape of this story, which highlights the global implications of a very Korean reality. None of them is able to escape the withering pull of tragedy. All desperate pleas for love and redemption are returned stamped in red with

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Drama | War

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Rated R for violence, language, sexuality and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | English

Release Date:

2 June 2001 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Domicilio desconocido See more »

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Amazing Movie!!!!
3 January 2006 | by BobhandSee all my reviews

One of the reasons I enjoyed this film as much as I did is because it is one of those rare films that sticks with you! After I finished watching it, I felt compelled to stay up way later then I should have because I just could not stop talking about it! There was just so much going on! It was so powerful...dark, emotional, complex, intense. However, unlike most reviews that I have read, I noticed a few comedic elements as well. It was kind of a sad funny, but they were scenes that literally gave you a moment to catch your breath and laugh before being thrown back into the darkness... which I felt really made the film that much more powerful! The director is just so talented it's sick! No pun intended!


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