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Summary: A film director who no longer makes films, Seongjun, arrives in Seoul to meet a close friend. When the friend doesn't show up, Seongjun wanders the city aimlessly. He runs into an actress he used to know, shares a drink with some film students and against his better judgment, heads to his ex-girlfriend's apartment. The next day goes very much like the last; Seongjun meets the actress, has drinks with friends, and falls for woman who looks remarkably like his ex-girlfriend. Each new day plays out like a flimsy copy of the previous one, but only Seongjun knows why. Infused with a playfulness and dry wit that recalls the films of Woody Allen and Eric Rohmer, The Day He Arrives is a delightful meditation on relationships, filmmaking, and the unknowable forces that govern our lives. [The Cinema Guild]
Runtime: 79 min
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Production: Jeonwonsa Film
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Home Release Date: Nov 6, 2012
Director Credit
Sang-soo Hong Director
Writer Credit
Sang-soo Hong Writer
Cast Credit
Bo-kyung Kim Kyungjin/Yejeon
Jun-Sang Yu Sungjoon
Sang Jung Kim Youngho
Seon-mi Song Boram
Producer Credit
Kim Kyoung Hee Producer
Sang-soo Hong Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: