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쇼이스트 (Firm)

Overview
Works: 22 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 1,075 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Television series  Romantic comedy television programs  Motion pictures 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 쇼이스트 (Firm)
Oldŭ boi = Oldboy by Ch'an-uk Pak( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Korean and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oh Dae-su is an ordinary Seoul businessman with a wife and little daughter. After a drunken night on the town, he is abducted and locked up in a strange, private "prison". No one will tell him why he's there and who his jailer is and his fury builds to a single-minded focus of revenge. 15 years later, he is unexpectedly freed, given a new suit, a cell phone and 5 days to unravel the mystery and discover the identity of the enemy who had him imprisoned. Seeking vengeance on all those involved, he soons finds that his enemy's tortures are just beginning."--Container
Oech'ul by Chin-ho Hŏ( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Korean and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man learns that his wife has been in a car accident and is in a coma. Soon he discovers that she was driving with another man with whom she was having an affair
Bloody reunion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen years later elementary classmates and their teacher meet at her house for a reunion. Some old grudges and hidden truths surface, and one by one friends vanish
Sikkaek = The grand chef = Sikkaek( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Korean and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, who, outcast from his culinary school as a result of accidentally poisoning food tasters with golden blowfish sashimi, is recruited into a culinary competition to win the title of the greatest Korean chef and claim a historically important cooking blade, belonging to the last royal chef
Samaritan girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Korean and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To fulfill their dreams of travelling to Europe, two teenage girls start a prostitution business. When one of them is accidentally killed during a police raid, the other locates their clients in an act of penance, sleeping with them to return their money
Kangjŏk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Korean and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Su-hyun wants to leave the syndicate and opens a small restaurant. Helping his life-long friend from an orphanage, he gets arrested for a murder that he didn't commit. To catch the real killer, he hurts himself in prison and is transported to the hospital. Sung-woo is a homicide detective. His wife has left him, and his son's life is in jeopardy. He can't afford to pay the hospital bills, not to mention the liver transplant needed to save his son's life -- IMDB
Innocent steps( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Korean and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a competitive ballroom dancer hoping to make a comeback with an inexperienced new partner who must learn everything in three months
Ttongkae = [The mutt boy]( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Korean and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is tough for Chol-Min, his mother having died during labor, he and his stoic police officer father lead a simple countryside life as best they can. However, Chol-Min lives a high-spirited life and is known around town as 'Mutt,' a moniker given to him for his stray dog-like behavior as much as his close friendship with his own mutt, a half-bred police dog Chol-Min roams around town with all day, making friends and enemies along the way
T'aep'ung t'aeyang = The aggressives( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Korean and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely high school boy falls in with a bunch of in-line skaters, struggling to learn their tricks and their ethics, and navigating the disapproval of the adult generation, and learning more about himself
Sikkaek : Hŏ Yŏng-man wŏnjak Sikkaek = Le grande chef( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Korean and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chumŏk i unda = Crying fist by Sŭng-wan Yu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Korean and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie is about two guys who seek salvation through boxing
Liao li tian wang = Le grand chef( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a very popular Manga series "Sik-gaek", Le Grand Chef is an action packed comedy about Sung Chan, a young Korean chef who has lost his confidence after a terrible incident caused by his food. He is nevertheless been convinced to enter in a national competition, organized to find the true and only heir to the last royal chef of the Chosun Dynasty and inherited his famous knife and restaurant. Le Grand Chef is brimming with thrilling set pieces, broad humor, mouth-watering food and a skillful interweaving of heartfelt back stories."--Container
Daensŏ ŭi sunjŏng = Innocent steps( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Korean and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a competitive ballroom dancer hoping to make a comeback with an inexperienced new partner who must learn everything in three months
Kimchi battle = Le grand chef 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Korean and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD : "Le Grand Chef 2" begins with the Korean president visiting the Japanese Prime Minister and becoming involved in a heated debate over the origins of kimchi. The Japanese Prime Minister makes the bold claim that kimchi is an original Japanese dish which sets off the Korean president. Upon the Korean's president return home he sets upon a globalization plan for kimchi, which includes a nationwide "Kimchi Contest". Then, a lady named Jang-eun (Kim Jeong-Eun) and her step-brother Sung-Chan (Jin Ku) compete in the Kimchi dish contest, with both siblings using their mother's kimchi recipe. Jang-eun is a famed chef in Japan who returns to Korea to compete in the contest. Jang-eun also wants to close down "Chunyang-gak"--The traditional Korean restaurant that her mother has been running. Jang-eun has felt that her mother loved the restaurant more than herself and her own daughter. Meanwhile, Sung-Chan wants to keep the restaurant and proposes to his step-sister that the winner of the Kimchi contest should have the rights to their mother's restaurant
Oldŭ boi / Oldboy / Presented and produced by Show East in association with EGG Films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Daesu is released and sets out to find his abductors
Oldŭ boi = Oldboy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Korean and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day in 1988, an ordinary man O Tae-su is kidnapped and later wakes up to find himself in a private jailhouse. 15 years later, he is released and he figures out why he was imprisoned
Himallaya, param i mŏmunŭn kot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Korean and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ak'asia = Acacia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An extraordinary horror film with indescribable ominous elements. Featuring a ghastly boy who conceals his wickedness and a big acacia tree that changes into strange figures, this controversial film is shot at a rural house where Mi-sook shares a happy life with her obstetrician husband Do-il and her father-in-law
Gang-jeok = Les formidables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Framed for a cop killing he didn't commit, Su-hyun escapes from a hospital, kidnapping a suicidal police inspector who feels responsible for the cop's death
Samaria by Ki-dŏk Kim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A high school girl becomes involved in child prostitution, with her friend acting as a kind of manager. Shortly they run into trouble with th
 
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Alternative Names
Show East Co. Ltd.

Show East (Firm)

쇼이스트 (Firm)

Languages
Korean (58)