A Man Who Was Superman (2008)

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A snobbish producer makes a documentary about the extraordinary behavior of her neighbor who believes himself to be Superman.


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12 June 2009 | sushant_v1
9
| More than an ordinary comedy........
i m now a big fan of Korean movies , its only been an year since i started watching them . initially i was only aware of serious Korean movies like OLDBOY , THE HOST ,MEMORIES OF MURDER. then i came across some beautiful romantic movies like THE CLASSIC , MY LITTLE BRIDE and of course MY SASSY GIRL.

Ever since i saw MY SASSY GIRL i have become a big fan of Ji-Hyun Jun, so soon i saw WINDSTRUCK , IL MARE(SIWOREA) and i then came across this movie A MAN WHO WAS SUPERMAN .

i was going to watch this movie solely for the actress ,and i thought this will be just like one of those simple light hearted Korean comedy movies. But soon i found that i was really involved with the story ,the concept is good , the performance by the lead actor Jeong-min Hwang is also very touching . You really try and relate to his character.

The movie though starts of as a light comedy soon turns into something more intense . The movie has a beautiful message that deals with people and what they are doing to their environment ,and also about how people are so afraid to do the right thing. And most importantly it has been presented in a very realistic manner , by not being overly preachy.

The movie reminded me of K PAX and the more recent SEVEN POUNDS because of the human element.if u liked those movies u ll love this too.

This movie is a must watch.

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Release Date:

31 January 2008

Language

Korean


Country of Origin

South Korea

Filming Locations

Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Box Office

Budget:

$4,250,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,877,004

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