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Summary Gu-nam is a cab driver in Yanji City who leads a pitiful life. His wife went to Korea to earn some money 6 months ago, but he hasn’t heard from her since. He plays mah-jong to make some extra cash, but his life only becomes more complicated and pathetic. One day he meets a hitman named Myun-ga and receives a proposal to turn his life aro...

The Yellow Sea

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 10 Critic Reviews
70
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 42 User Ratings
7.6
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Summary Gu-nam is a cab driver in Yanji City who leads a pitiful life. His wife went to Korea to earn some money 6 months ago, but he hasn’t heard from her since. He plays mah-jong to make some extra cash, but his life only becomes more complicated and pathetic. One day he meets a hitman named Myun-ga and receives a proposal to turn his life aro...

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Generally Favorable Based on 10 Critic Reviews
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0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 10 Critic Reviews
70
60% Positive
6 Reviews
40% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 42 User Ratings
7.6
76% Positive
32 Ratings
21% Mixed
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2% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 42 User Ratings
7.6
76% Positive
32 Ratings
21% Mixed
9 Ratings
2% Negative
1 Rating

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Production Company Wellmade Starm, Popcorn Films, Showbox/Mediaplex, Fox International Productions (FIP), Location Incentive Program of Pusan Film Commission, Korea Trade Insurance Corporation, Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum, Asia Culture Technology Investment, Gemini Investment, Michigan Venture Capital
Release Date Dec 2, 2011
Duration 2 h 16 m
Rating R
Tagline The only thing he must not have crossed
Grand Bell Awards, South Korea
• 2 Wins & 11 Nominations
Asian Film Awards
• 1 Win & 5 Nominations
Baek Sang Art Awards
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations