Babo: Miracle of a Giving Fool

Babo: Miracle of a Giving Fool


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Director & Screenwriter: Kim Jung Kwon

Screenwriter: Kim Young Tak

Release Date: Feb 28, 2008

Duration: 1 hr. 48 min.

Year: 2008

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 바보

Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

Alternative Titles: BA:BO, Babo, Miracle of Giving Fool

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance


“Every village has its fool”, this is basically what happens in a Miracle of the giving fool (BA:BO), Seung Ryong at a young age suffers an accident with his father. His father gets terminateed but he survives with some cerebral injuries. At age 27, he has the intelligence of a six-year-old child. Some years after the accident, his mother dies and he sees himself alone in the world with his younger sisterJee Nin, who simply sees her brother as something disgusting and hateful. The movie begins with Seung Ryong waiting for something, or someone who finally arrives, after some years. She’s Ji Ho, a childhood friend Seung Ryong loves. He makes his living selling the most famous toasts in his village in front of his sister school, that way being able to “keep an eye on her”.
A story that tells us how strong and deep all kinds of love can be.


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