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  • Movie: Marathon
  • Country: South Korea
  • Release Date: Jan 27, 2005
  • Duration: 1 hr. 55 min.
  • Content Rating: G - All Ages

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  • Score: 8.1 (scored by 578 users)
  • Ranked: #1129
  • Popularity: #4403
  • Watchers: 1,607

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Kyung Sook finds out that her son Cho Won is autistic and feels devastated. But she firmly believes that there is something Cho Won can do very well. Kyung Sook and a former champion marathoner Jeong Wook see Cho Won's potential as a marathoner, and Cho Won's assiduous training continues. (Source: KoBiz) Edit Translation

  • English
  • Português
  • Français
  • Türkçe
  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Jan 27, 2005
  • Duration: 1 hr. 55 min.
  • Score: 8.1 (scored by 578 users)
  • Ranked: #1129
  • Popularity: #4403
  • Content Rating: G - All Ages

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Completed
NewKDramaAddict
15 people found this review helpful
Aug 25, 2013
Completed 1
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 9.0
I think this movie will represent a truly realistic vision into the life of a family dealing with autism. Here is a Mother who works tirelessly to give her son a purpose in life. I read somewhere that people wondered if Cho-Won’s mother’s insistence in her son running in a marathon was more for her sake or for his. At one time in the movie, she questions whether or not she is pushing him into it for selfish reasons.

However, at the beginning of the movie, Cho Won’s mother made a statement where she wanted him to have self worth. I think in her pursuit of this, she kind of lost her purpose and doubted her reasons. Me, personally, I applaud her for doing it.

The acting by the leads, Kim Mi Sook and Cho Seung Woo was outstanding. The attention to detail that not only Mi Sook focused on as the mother but Seung Woo as an autistic man was definitely believable.

No stone was left unturned; from Cho Won’s treatment by so-called normal people to the jealousy his brother had because of all the attention his brother got. I was glad they didn’t leave that out. I believe the actors spent a lot of time researching the subject as well as talking to the real life Mother and Son. Yes, this is a true story that reflects the life and accomplishments of not only the mother but the son, in his pursuit to run!

A great real-life story!!

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DramaHeroine
6 people found this review helpful
May 21, 2016
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 1.0
Rewatch Value 1.0
This movie is a bit of a mixture of indie and mainstream in terms of storytelling and filming style. But while the story is very good, and the acting is superb, the movie didn't really hit me like I feel it should have. I don't think that's the fault of the actors or writers or filmographers. I think it just doesn't do it for me. I would definitely suggest people give this movie a chance though, because it has a very good story to tell.
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