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Christmas in August Details

  • Release Date: Jan 24, 1998
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 37 min.
  • Genres: Drama
  • Cast:Lee Han-wi.


Hur Jin-Ho's directorial debut came with this low-key Korean drama about a photographer, Jung-Won (Han Suk-Kyu), who runs a small studio in the almost rural environs of suburban Seoul. Days pass as he goes about his studio routines, enlarging class photos and taking family portraits. One day, Jung-Won meets young meter maid Da-Rim (Shim Eun-Ha) when she enters his establishment with a request for photos of parking violations. They make an unlikely twosome and are not immediately attracted to each other. Even so, they go on a date to an amusement park. Over time, a friendship develops, but Jung-Won has an unspecified terminal illness, a fact which is known only to his immediate family. Shown in the Critics Week section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

  • Release date:January 24, 1998


Lee Han-wi
as Chul-Ku


Tcha Sung-Jai
Kim Seung-Bum
Executive Producer