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Encyclopedia > The Scarlet Letter (2004 movie)
The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter movie poster
Directed by Byun Hyuk
Produced by
Written by
Starring Han Suk-kyu
Lee Eun-ju
Sung Hyun-ah
Music by
Cinematography {{{cinematography}}}
Editing by {{{editing}}}
Distributed by
Released October 28, 2004 (South Korea)
Running time 115 mins.
Language Korean
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IMDb profile
Korean name
Hangul: 주홍글씨
Hanja: (n/a)
Revised Romanization: Juhong geulshi
McCune-Reischauer: (n/a)

The Scarlet Letter is a 2004 South Korean film about a police detective who investigates a murder case while struggling to hang onto his relationships with his wife and mistress. The film debuted as the closing film of the Pusan International Film Festival in 2004. The film was directed by Byun Hyuk and starred Han Suk-kyu, Lee Eun-ju and Sung Hyun-ah. The nude scenes involving Eun-ju in the film are speculated to have lead to her severe depression and subsequent suicide in February 2005. Han Suk-kyu (b. ... Lee Eun Ju (December 22, 1980 - February 22, 2005) was a Korean actress. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in... Hangul (Korean: 한글, hangeul) is the native alphabet of the Korean language, as opposed to the non-alphabetic hanja system borrowed from China. ... It has been suggested that Sino-Korean be merged into this article or section. ... The Revised Romanization of Korean (Korean: 국어의 로마자 표기법; 國語의 로마字 表記法) is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea. ... McCune-Reischauer romanization is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems, along with the Revised Romanization of Korean, which replaced (a modified) McCune-Reischauer as the official romanization system in South Korea in 2000. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2004. ... Motto: Broadly bring benefit to humanity (Korean: 널리 인간 세계를 이롭게 하라) Anthem: Aegukga Capital Seoul Largest city Seoul Official language(s) Korean Government President Prime Minister Presidential democracy Roh Moo-hyun Han Myung-sook Establishment - Gojoseon - Declaration of Republic - Liberation - First Republic 2333 BC March 1, 1919 August 15, 1945 August 15, 1948 Area... Pusan International Film Festival(PIFF, 부산국제영화제), taking place in Busan, South Korea, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. ... Han Suk-kyu (b. ... Lee Eun Ju (December 22, 1980 - February 22, 2005) was a Korean actress. ...

External links

  • The Scarlet Letter at The Internet Movie Database
  • "Actress Lee Eun-ju Commits Suicide", The Korea Times, February 22, 2005.
  • Cineseoul profile



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