GenreDrama, Romance ScreenplaySu-ryeon Han CountrySouth Korea
Release dateSeptember 7, 2011 (2011-09-07) Initial releaseSeptember 7, 2011 (South Korea) Music directorJun-seong Kim, Jin-ho Jung CastJung Ryeo-won (Dong-hyeon), Ma Dong-Seok (Beom-no), Kwon Sang-Woo (Nam-soon), Kim Min-joon (male actor (cameo)) Similar moviesKwon Sang-woo appears in Pained and Almost Love
Pained (Hangul: ; RR: Tong jeung; lit. "Pain") is a 2011 South Korean film directed by Kwak Kyung-taek. Kwaks first feature in three years, it is a romantic melodrama set in Seoul, which is a departure from the directors previous Busan-based masculine thrillers and gangster movies. It is adapted from an original story by popular webtoon artist Kang Full.
After losing his family when he was young, Nam-soon feels no pain. He cannot feel physical pain and is emotionally barren until he meets Dong-hyeon, who calls herself a vampire because she suffers from hemophilia. Unlike Dong-hyeon, when Nam-soon is injured, she bleeds from even the smallest wound. As the two grow closer, Dong-hyeon suddenly begins to lose his lifelong insensitivity to pain and the hurt of a lifetime washes over him.
Debt collector Nam-soon (Kwon Sang-woo) lost his sense of pain after a traumatic accident during his youth, and now regularly takes beatings for his job. Street vendor Dong-hyun (Jung Ryeo-won) suffers from severe hemophilia, a disorder that impedes the bodys ability to stop bleeding. For Dong-hyun, even the most minor of injuries could be deadly. Shes left homeless after Nam-soon collects the last of her money, so he decides to take her in. As the two grow closer, Nam-soon suddenly begins to lose his lifelong insensitivity to pain and the hurt of a lifetime washes over him. Together, these two lonely souls learn to hurt and hope again...
Kwon Sang-woo appears in Pained and Almost Love. Young-nam Jang appears in Pained and Hindsight. Kang Full wrote the story for Pained and appears in Hello - Schoolgirl. Kwon Sang-woo appears in Pained and Running Wild. Ma Dong-Seok and Young-nam Jang appear in Pained and The Neighbor.