Tough As Iron
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- Movie: Tough As Iron
- Revised romanization: Ggang Chul Yi
- Hangul: 깡철이
- Director: Ahn Kwon-Tae
- Writer: Ahn Kwon-Tae
- Producer: Ko Doo-Hyun, Han Sung-Gu, Lee Min-Ho
- Cinematographer: Lee Hyoung-Duk
- Release Date: October 2, 2013
- Runtime: 108 min.
- Genre: Drama / Mother & Son / Gangster / Busan City
- Production Company: Cinema Service, The Dream Pictures
- Distributor: CJ Entertainment
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
A young man named Gang-Chul (Yoo Ah-In) struggles to make ends meet and doesn't have a regular job. The man then becomes involved with a gang to try to pay for his mother's (Kim Hae-Sook) hospital bills. His mother has Alzheimer's. By chance, Ggang-Chul meets Soo-Ji (Jung Yu-Mi) who comes to Busan alone on a trip. Gang Chul receives comfort from her.
- Filming began December 4, 2012 and shooting takes place in Busan, South Korea.
- Filming finished March 19, 2013 in Busan, South Korea. The last scene shot involved Gang-Chul (Yoo Ah-In) going to a bank to ask for a loan to pay for his mother's surgery. He is refused and becomes desperate in front of the bank.
|Yoo Ah-In||Kim Hae-Sook||Jung Yu-Mi|
|Gang Chul||Gang Chul's mother||Soo-Ji|
|Kim Jung-Tae||Kim Sung-Oh||Lee Si-Un|
Additional Cast Members:
- Song Young-Chang - Jong-Soo's father
- Shin Jung-Keun - yakuza boss
- Kim In-Woo - Akito
- Bae Seul-Ki - Go Jae-Sook
- Ko In-Beom - police officer
- Jang Tae-Seong - swindler
- Kim Hyun-Suk - organ broker
- Choi Young-Sung - Adidas
- Kim Seo-Kyung