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Program Title: Beat
EASC Code: KB-01
Series Title:
Region/Country: Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD & VHS
Director: Kim Sung-soo
Producer:
Release Date: 1997
Running Time:
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: This Korean hit looks into the troubled lives of the new generation, as it focuses on the lives of three friends from high school, Min, Tae-soo, and Hwan-kyu. Their hopes and dreams are shattered by the harsh reality of the world in which they live. Hwan-kyu gets into trouble by accidentally killing an official, Tae-soo is betrayed by a gang-boss, and Min gets unwillingly involved with the gang as he tries to get Hwan-kyu out of jail. This story of Korea's new lost generation is portrayed with speedy and stylish visual techniques.
Data Entry Date: 11/21/06