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Mama (2011)

"Mama" follows three different families all dealing with different issues affecting their mothers. Dong-Sook (Uhm Jung-Hwa) is a single mother who works as a saleswoman for yogurt drinks ... See full summary »

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Equan Choi

Writers:

Equan Choi (adaptation), Ye-jeong Park (screenplay) (as Jeong-ye Park)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jeong-hwa Eom ... Tough mom, Dong-sook
Hae-sook Kim ... Immature mom, Ok-joo (as Hae-suk Kim)
Hae-jin Yoo ... Mama's boy gangster, Seung-cheol
Soo-kyeong Jeon Soo-kyeong Jeon ... Primadonna mom, Hee-kyeong
Hyeon-kyeong Ryu Hyeon-kyeong Ryu ... Hee-kyeong's eternal back dancer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hyung-Suk Lee Hyung-Suk Lee ... disabled son Won-Jae
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"Mama" follows three different families all dealing with different issues affecting their mothers. Dong-Sook (Uhm Jung-Hwa) is a single mother who works as a saleswoman for yogurt drinks and also works cleans apartments to make ends meet. Her world revolves around her son Won-Jae (Lee Hyung-Suk), who is afflicted with a disease that prevents him from walking. One day, Dong-Sook is diagnosed with cancer and her world comes crashing down. Eun-Sung (Ryu Hyun-Kyung) has always lived under the shadows of her famous opera singer mother Hee-Kyung (Jeon Su-Kyeong). Even as a married mother, Eun-Sung still at times feels like an assistant to her mother rather than a daughter. Eun-Sung's dreamed as a child of becoming a pop-singer, but her uppity mother would have none of that. As an adult can Eun-Sung achieve her dream? Seung-Chul (Yu Hae-Jin) is a mafia boss feared by his subordinates and rivals. When Seung-Chul visits his mother Ok-Joo (Kim Hae-Sook) he morphs into another person entirely. ... Written by AW

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

1 June 2011 (South Korea) See more »

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