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Speedy Scandal


Directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol
22 October 2010

Nam Hyun-soo was once a popular idol star among teens and worshipped like a god. Though now in his midthirties, he is still a sought-after celebrity and the host of a popular radio show. One day a very young single mom named Jung-nam sends her stories to the radio show that Hyun-soo hosts. Her stories about her longing to meet her father whom she has never seen before, grips the nation and catapults the programme ratings to make it the most popular programme on air. To his surprise, Hyun-soo later meets Jung-nam and her 7 year-old boy, Gi-dong.Jung-nam and Gi-dong invade Hyun-soo’s home and his radio station, claiming that Hyun-soo is her father. Hyunsoo has to scramble to salvage his celebrity image.

Speedy Scandal hailed as ‘Korea’s most successful comedy’ broke all box office records in the year of its release and became the 7th highest grossing film of all time at the end of its lengthy box-office run.

 
   
 
 
 
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