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  • ODE TO MY FATHER Hits 10 Million Admissions
  • by June Kim /  Jan 16, 2015
  • First Film of 2015 to Reach Milestone
     
    JK YOUN’s paternal and nostalgic drama Ode to My Father has exceeded the 10 million admissions point, as anticipated. The film, starring HWANG Jung-min, KIM Yun-jin and OH Dal-su, opened in theaters on December 17th last year, and is still performing well at the box office.
     
    Ode to My Father took second place at the box office on the day of its release, which quickly changed to the top spot the next day. The film kept first place until yesterday, January 15th. According to the Korean Film Council’s Integrated Ticket Sales Network, the film has sold 10.29 million tickets in total to date. It has demonstrated quick growth by hitting a million admissions by the fourth day of its release, then jumping to five million on its 15th day, and reaching 10 million by January 13th.
     
    The film, with its global themes of family and sacrifice, was released in approximately 40 screens in North America. It first opened in Los Angeles on Christmas Day, and then expanded to New York, Boston, Vancouver and Toronto on January 9th.
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