Don’t have an account? Previous video Next video. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Desperate to stay, she is forced to seek marriage through a match-making agency, to a petty thug named Kang Choi Min-sik. Failan is the saddest movie in my living memory. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. There may be someone you don’t fully know, but you have an idea of them; It is…. Suddenly all their guests befall horrible fates.

After losing both her parents, Failan Cecilia Cheung emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Use the HTML below. Just a list of Asian films I’ve watched so far. Battle Ground Korean movies and dramas. Though, this movie is still an absolutely heart-breaking and tear-jerking love story.

Start your free trial. Things take a turn when Kang Jae is asked by his boss to take the fall for a murder in exchange for some money. The film maker paints a portrait of a young novie who is pure virginal innocence and devotion, which appeals as some male ideal, but nothing more. Desperate to stay and make a living in Korea, Failan is forced to have an arranged marriage through a match-making agency. This movie not only completely rewrites the rules of melodramas but shows that a melodrama can deliver powerful social commentary.

The film released in Malaysian theaters and in Fqilan in September. Eun-joo moves out of her house “Il Mare”, leaving behind a Christmas card for the eventual new owner of the house in If you are looking for a traditional tear-jerker romance movie, this is definitely not it.


Non-profit, education or personal use tops the balance in favor of fair use. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Choi Min-Sik also gives a damn fine performance and it’s quite…. Kangjae, a small time gangster receive a news that his wife Failan is dead.

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Edit Storyline After losing both her parents, Failan Cecilia Cheung emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Suddenly all their guests befall horrible fates. Add the first question. In Korea she learns that her aunt moved to Canada a year ago.

The acting by Choi-Min Sik and Cecilia Cheung is outstandingthe score is incredibly well fitting with the more tear-jerking emotional scenes and it was just an overall joy to watch but at times its a littttttttttle too melodramatic. Tae Sik, a troubled middle aged man and Sang Hwan, a troubled youth will meet in the ring with their respective mission. Updated on February 23, But, Kang-jae soon gets news that his wife, Failan, has died and he must travel to make final arrangements about her death.


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A Korean love story about a young couple’s enduring love, which is tested when 27 year old Sun-jin is diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer’s disease. Once she reaches Korea, she finds out that her relatives have moved to Canada well over a year ago. Two students, separated in time, are somehow able to talk to each other using amateur radio, one in and the other in In a year where, only a month ago, the [ Years later, Ji-Hwan departs on a long journey to find his old friends as he confronts a Short on money, Kang Jae decides to take on the arranged marriage.

Strangely likeable despite the unsubtle soundtrack.

Failan (2001) Review

She has no one and is a stranger in a foreign land. Black and White some sequences Color. We spend so much time looking at the miserable failing gangster-life of Kang-jae, but I’ve seen that done so much better elsewhere.

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Two girls confused between love and friendship leave their mutal friend Ji-Hwan unexpectedly.