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Calgary ’88: 16 Days of Glory

3h 22m

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    Directed by Lee Kwang-soo • 1989 • South Korea

    Of all the films that the Korean Motion Picture Promotion Corporation created for the Games of the XXIV Olympiad, Lee Kwang-soo's SEOUL 1988 is the most comprehensive. The film devotes much footage to sports dear to Koreans but regarded as minor in ...

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    Directed by Im Kwon-taek • 1989 • South Korea

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    Directed by Lee Ji-won • 1989 • South Korea

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