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This Week's New Movie Releases Updated: 2006-09-29 22:00:00 KST

This Week's New Movie Releases
It's Friday, which means it's time to check on what's playing in movie theatres throughout Korea.
With the Chuseok holiday just around the corner, most of this week's new releases are comedies and dramas.

AHN CHAK-HEE, ANCHOR: Here's Son Hee-kyung.

SON HEEKYUNG, REPORTER: First up is the much-anticipated Korean drama, "Tajja" or "War of Flowers."
The film's been drawing a lot of interest well ahead of its release thanks to the casting of big-name actors Cho Seung-woo and Kim Hye-soo.
The film delves into the underground world of professional Korean card players.
Filmgoers will be watching closely to see if "War of Flowers" is as good as the popular comic book it's based on.

ACTOR: "Gonee borrows his sister's money to participate in the games, but ends up losing it all. To win back his money, he begins training under a gambling master. However, he later becomes famous and wanders to the different card-gambling dens around the country."

SON HEEKYUNG, REPORTER: Director Lee Jun-ik's "Radio Star" delves into the relationship between a rock star and his manager who have been close buddies for 20 years.
Park works as Choi Gon, a radio DJ in a quiet town who likes to air loud rock music.

Next up is "The Fox Family."
In this fantasy, a family of foxes believe they can become human if they eat a human's liver when they turn 1,000 years old.
So they disguise themselves as humans and open a circus.
Only one day, a human corpse is discovered and the fox family gets caught up in a murder case.

That birth control is crucial to the country's development is the point of the Korean comedy "Mission Sex Control," set in the '70s.
An agent is dispatched to Yongdoo village with a clear mission: cut the birth rate.

In "Project BB," Jackie Chan plays a thief addicted to gambling.
Chan along with two other crooks kidnaps a baby who is the grandson of the richest woman in town.
The plan is to hand the baby over to a gangster for some quick cash.
But the baby touches the kidnappers' hearts and they decide to return the baby back to his parents.

Hollywood's "The Ant Bully" is also out.
Here, a new kid in town finds it hard to make friends.
Fed up with being bullied, he takes out his frustration on ants in his backyard, doing stuff like squirting them with a garden hose.
But the ant wizard shrinks him down to the size of an ant.

Finally, "Mrs. Dalloway," a romance, takes a look at urban English society in the summer of 1923.
Lady Dalloway wonders what it would have been like to have married her first love over a successful politician.

Son Heekyung, Arirang News.
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