THE RECIPE

By Anna LEE

CJ ENTERTAINMENT / CJ ENM CORPORATION - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2010


    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Drama, Romance
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN
    • Duration
    • 107 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Anna LEE
    • Producer(s)
    • Jin JANG
    • Synopsis
    • CHOI Yu-jin, a television producer always in search of a scoop, is given a mysterious tape that reveals the final words of renowned bloodthirsty killer KIM Jong-gu. The tape is a recording of his execution, and reveals his last wish: to eat his favorite Korean stew, “Doenjang jjigae.” Yu-jin, with his cutthroat journalistic instincts, instantly smells a scoop. Desperate to decipher the mystery behind the killer’s cravings, Yu-jin visits a restaurant in the mountains. He learns of JANG Hye-jin, a woman who holds the key to unraveling the enigma of the Doenjang jjigae… but it’s impossible to find her. He discovers that Hye-jin had been desperately seeking a man named PARK Min, and so Yu-jin seeks him out in the hope that he will lead him to Hye-jin. Finding that Min perished in a car accident Yu-jin persists in his quest to find the mysterious Hye-jin. Deep in the mountains, he comes across yet another man also searching for Hye-jin. Who is he and why is he looking for Hye-jin? And what is the real story behind the curious Doenjang?
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