Take Off! (2009)

Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 18:30


Korean Film Screening 11

Title: Take Off! / 국가대표 (2009)
Date: Thursday June 30th 2011
Location: Korean Cultural Office, Multipurpose Hall

Director: Kim Yong-hwa ('200 Pound Beauty')
 Drama, Comedy, Sports

Runtime: 137 mins
Cast: Ha Jung-woo ('The Chaser'), Kim Dong-wook ('Hello Murderer'), Seong Dong-il ('Running Seven Dogs')


In 1996 a small Korean town is undergoing a large-scale construction in preparation for Winter Olympics bid. In the middle of the construction, the local committee receives a report that they do not have sufficient athletes to compete. They conclude to form a ski jump team in order to represent the event. Former American Junior alpine athlete Bob is an adoptee who came to Korea in search of his mother. With 4 other non-experienced athletes, he form the first Korean ski jump team. There’s no turning back, it’s a challenge they committed to. (KOFIC)



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