The new comedy “6/45” (2022) is a Korean movie that will entertain you like riding a roller coaster.
Korean Movie “6/45” – A Comedy of “Lottery Landing On You”
“6/45” is a Korean comedy movie that centers on a winning lottery ticket that a South Korean soldier found, but one day it was flown to North Korea and found by a North Korean soldier.
This military comedy takes place in an area between South Korea and North Korea. This place is also known as the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Although, in reality, it’s an area full of tension, the movie entertained the audience with its touches of humor for almost two hours.
Talking about DMZ, for Korean drama lovers, the movie might remind you of the Korean drama of all time, “Crash Landing On You.” However, this time it was not Yoon Se Ri who flew from South Korea to North Korea, but a winning lottery ticket worth 5.7 billion Won.
“6/45” was released on August 24, 2022, in South Korea and grossed $13.7 million with 1.9 million admissions at the Korean Box Office. With such success, the film placed as the #7 top-performing movie of 2022 [Ranking by the Korean Box Office Information System (KOBIS) of the Korean Film Council (KOFIC)].
Director and Cast Lineup of “6/45” Korean Movie (2022)
The Korean movie “6/45” is a comedy film directed by Park Gyu Tae with famous Korean actors as the cast members.
“6/45” Korean movie cast members:
- Go Kyung-pyo
- Lee Yi-kyung
- Eum Moon-suk
- Park Se-wan
- Kwak Dong-yeon
- Lee Soon-won
- Kim Min Ho
- Yoon Byung-hee
- Lee Joon-hyuk
- Shin Won-ho
Synopsis of “6/45” Korean Movie (2022)
Park Chun-woo (Go Kyung-pyo) is a South Korean soldier who served in the DMZ area. One night, while doing the night watch, he suddenly found a lottery ticket.
The next day, he discovered the ticket was a winning lottery ticket worth 5.7 billion Won. Felt excited and confused, Chun-woo planned to get the money after completing his military service. Thus, he tried to hide it from his colleagues.
However, not long after he got the ticket, the wind blew away the ticket crossed the border while he was on duty. On the North side, a North Korean officer named Ri Young-ho (Lee Yi-kyung) found it. He asked his colleague Cheol-jin (Kim Min-ho) about the ticket, and together they found out that it was a lottery-winning ticket worth 5.7 billion Won.
Things got even more complicated when Chun-woo and Ri Young-ho’s colleagues and superiors of both parties found out about the ticket. Ri Young-ho certainly couldn’t take the prize because he is a North Korean. Moreover, he didn’t believe Cun-woo would give his share if he handed over the ticket directly.
Both sides agreed to meet secretly in the Joint Security Area (JSA) within the DMZ to negotiate how to collect and share the prize.
A Conflict that Wrapped in Exciting Comedy
The comedy film “6/45” has a groove like a roller coaster. For the first 15 minutes, the audience might feel the plot is slow and there is no significant humor. But after that, a series of unexpected events in the film will make the audience LOL non-stop.
With the hilarious and enjoyable cast members’ jokes and acting, the plot of conflict and comedy that continues to rise makes this film feel exciting and not dull.
Moreover, several events or scenes in the film are easily guessed and sometimes absurd. However, that didn’t reduce the excitement of the film. And, like a roller coaster approaching the finish line, the plot also got slower towards the end of the film.
Even though the movie has a simple premise, the director and the writer successfully wrapped it in a very entertaining comedy style. In addition, all the actors also show their best in playing their characters.
If you are a comedy movie lover, this film is highly recommended to watch. Since the storyline is light yet entertaining, you can watch this film more than once without getting bored. In addition, by watching this movie, you can forget the tension between South Korea and North Korea for a while.
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