Bicycle Looking For A Whale

Bicycle Looking For A Whale (2011)

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Ratings: 7.2/10 from 26 users
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Eun-Chul (Park Ji-Bin) and Eun-Ha (Lee Seul-Gi) lives in a small village. They are the only family they have. One day, stubborn Eun-Ha begins to beg Eun-Chul to go and see a whale. Eun-Ha follows Eun-Chul all day long and keeps talking about the whale. To quiet her, Eun-Chul makes a false promise.
Eun-Ha has a disease which is eroding her vision. Adults tell them that Eun-Ha should be sent to a read moregood facility, but Eun-Chul can't separate from his sister. Eun-Chul decides to show a whale to Eun-Ha before she loses her vision completely. They begin travel from Namwon to Jangsaeng where they can see a whale. They travel their by bicycle. Along the way to Jangsaeng, Eun-Chul and Eun-Ha meet Duk-Soo (Lee Mun-Shik). Eun-Chul and Eun-Ha have a warm feelings towards him like the father they never had...

  • Native title:

    고래를 찾는 자전거
  • Also Known as:

    Goraereul Chatneun Jajeongeo

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Apr 11, 2012
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
First of all - cute movie!
the movie is based around the family bonds and relations: the older brother that protects her sister the best way he can through any hardships, the man who protects them as if they were his own, etc.
not only does the movie concentrate around the family but also around friendship, new encounters and as well searching for the meaning in life (in my opinion)

Very nice read more movie with great acting!! the little girl who plays the sister's role is just amazing..even though she is small and does not have experience in acting...she was able to bring the character to live with the help of the other casts :)

The scenery is just beautiful throughout the movie. The bicycle ride just brings to many different places that enriches the standard of the movie :)

Just to mention the movie is set in the country side meaning that the situation of the families and the life does differ from the city life. It is set in a much poorer area and one might not like the fact that all characters in the movie speak with an accent
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Apr 25, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
This movie is really a movie that you’ll have to watch .That little girl acts really good the way her brother takes care of her is really special ,I wish I had a brother like that !
The movie is all about friendship family and dealing with the difficult things in life.
I’m definitely going to re-watch this movie!!!!
at the end it made me cry a lot .
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    WhiteCloud Jun 11, 2013

    Very warm, slow and cute movie with children. Certainly acting is great.

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    steciLovesDramas Apr 11, 2012

    lovely movie

    i have so many thoughts about the ending... not sure exactly how it ends like...left me thinking


  • Country:

    South Korea
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  • Release Date:

    Sep 22, 2011
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 40 min.


  • Score:

    7.2 (scored by 26 users)
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