Neverending Story

Neverending Story (2012)

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Oh Song Kyung is a well organized 28-year-old bank teller. She meticulously has a plan for everything, including getting married through a dating agency. Taekwondo master Kang Dong Joo's biggest pleasure is buying lottery tickets in hopes of one day hitting the jackpot. He is forced to register with a dating agency because of pressure from his sister-in-law who wants to kick him out of their house. A few days after registering read morewith the agency, they meet at a hospital where they have both been diagnosed with brain cancer and given just three months to live. With time running out, together they prepare for the last ceremonies of their lives: their funeral, by shopping for coffins, urns and burial clothes and chambers, as well as wedding plans.

  • Native title:

    네버엔딩 스토리
  • Also Known as:

    Never Ending Story

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Oct 29, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
The story was quite different from other love stories involving terminal diseases. Instead of presenting a heartbreaking love between the two leads, it leaned to a funny and lighthearted interpretation of what it's like to die with someone you love. And it worked out well.

The cast was adorable, and the acting was well-done. I've been watching lots of Uhm Tae Woong's projects these days. I guess he must really be that read more good of an actor to be given such many interesting projects.

I liked the music. It's rare that I get captivated by the music from Korean movies, and this one's part of the rare ones. The music's really nice.

It doesn't have a high rewatch value although the movie's really good. I guess if you watch it over and over again, it could be somewhat tiresome.

Overall, the movie's a great mixture of a terminal disease romance plot and comedy with a pinch of hope and heartbreak.
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Oct 27, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
Im a fan of both leads so this was a must see for me...

Not only did I love the main characters (cute chemistry) but I loved the supporting characters too (yay Park Ki Woong).

There really wasn't much to the story though. You just see how they meet and then how they spend their days counting down to their deaths. Its twisted but somehow the writers made their relationship and their read more activities seem so normal. It really is a very easy breezy watch. I feel like it was a bit too long that I started to get restless towards the end. I loved the ending, it was realistic but hopeful at the same time.
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both of the movie is about illness and both of the movie has a good ending ^.^
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    iamsarah Jun 21, 2016

    This was good and I love the soundtrack

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    NesrineTao Mar 16, 2015

    are they both going to die :o

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    Niss-Ya Jan 25, 2014

    does anybody know the name of the song they hear while driving?

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    Bladey Dec 20, 2013
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    educto1 Mar 3, 2013

    Seeing Park Ki Wong so laid back here... and comparing his character in Gaksital. Totally different! Great actor!

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    compay Jan 30, 2013

    I found this somehow similar to Pain, the movie with the same female lead. She found her stereotype?

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    Mazzie Oct 22, 2012

    Where can I watch this? Dramacrazy don't have it anymore :(

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      canyousaywhuut Oct 23, 2012

      i just watched it a while ago. Check it again. ;)

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      Mazzie Oct 24, 2012

      Duh me. I typed in Neverending instead of Never Ending...doh!

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    zu_ai_grusz Jul 15, 2012

    A case of opposites perfectly complementing each other's personalities. This film will bring you both laughters and tears.

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    theshinukage Jun 19, 2012
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    angelfundz Jun 16, 2012

    where did you go to watch it?

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      trueturquoise Jun 19, 2012

      It's on dramacrazy!

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      angelfundz Jun 20, 2012

      lol thanks i had found the link down at the bottom comments but still thanks a lot!

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    Michiyo Jun 14, 2012

    A great movie ^^ ;
    a beautiful lesson of life : to continue to be happy even in death... :)
    PS : Manny moments in this movie are very funny, and ... i love their laughter =)

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    MonikaB Jun 12, 2012

    Upbeat movie about dying, facing death & love. Great soundtrack & great cast added to the overall good feel of the movie!

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    eiyaah Jun 7, 2012

    weeehhh!!!! why there's only one comment...!!! this one is pretty nice.. -add 2 my list:}-

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    educto1 May 11, 2012

    is this nice?

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      eiyaah Jun 7, 2012

      yes... i just finish watching it... and i think it's pretty nice! ;}


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    South Korea
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  • Release Date:

    Jan 19, 2012
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 54 min.


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    7.5 (scored by 834 users)
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