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Five Senses of Eros (Ogamdo) – An Introduction

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Update (6/30): Official segment titles have been added.

Ogamdo - poster

Ogamdo - poster



Ogamdo is a star-packed omnibus of five interconnected segments, each directed by a [different] top Korean director. Although the film’s main theme is eros, the poster states that it is “a story of more than eros”.



See, graze, feel…Ogamdo, a story of more than eros

Title: Five Senses of Eros (Ogamdo; 오감도)

Genre: Romance/Melodrama

Premiere: July 9, 2009 – “In July, all of your senses will be opened!”

Directors (PDs): Hur/Heo Jin Ho, Byun Hyuk, Yu Young Sik, Oh Ki Hwan, Min Gyoo Dong

Cast: Kim Kang Woo, Cha Soo Yeon, Jang Hyuk, Cha Hyun Jung, Kim Su Ro, Bae Jong Ok, Kim Min Sun, Kim Dong Wook, Jung Eui Chul, Song Joong Ki, Shin Se Gyeong, Lee Si Young, Lee Sung Min, Hwang Jung Min, Uhm Jung Hwa, Kim Hyo Jin

Preview: PG-rated trailer here. Other trailers are available on the official website.

Note: They began filming in December 2008 and wrapped on April 7. Also, the woman in the poster is a body model – not one of the lead actresses.


Byun Hyuk’s segment (spicy love) – “His Concern”

Jang Hyuk – Min Soo
Cha Hyun Jung – Ji Won

Min Soo and Ji Won make a special connection after a coincidental first meeting. Min Soo is a corporate employee who takes the KTX (train) each Thursday morning. Ji Won is a charming curator who happens to be seated right in front of Min Soo on the train one day. Attracted at first sight, Min Soo spontaneously follows Ji Won off the train to get her phone number. He plans for a special second meeting to take place a few days later….


Ji Won & Min Soo

still - Jang Hyuk & Cha Hyun Jung

Min Soo & Ji Won


Hur/Heo Jin Ho’s segment (touching love) – “I’m Here”

Kim Kang Woo – Hyun Woo
Cha Soo Yeon – Hye Rim

Hyun Woo and Hye Rim are a happily married couple. In fact, Hye Rim waits all day hiding around the house in order to surprise her husband when he gets home. While Hyun Woo worries about his wife being alone at home all day, Hye Rim worries about the fact that her husband will soon be left alone forever….


Hyun Woo, Hye Rim


Yu Young Sik’s segment (stimulating love) -“33rd Man”

Kim Su Ro – Director Bong
Bae Jong Ok – Hwa Ran
Kim Min Sun – Mi Jin

Director Bong annoys his cast and crew with an indecisive yet fussy personality. In particular, Hwa Ran, a charismatic and energetic veteran actress, can’t tolerate his ways. Taking control of things, Hwa Ran decides to give rookie actress Mi Jin a sexy makeover and have her seduce Director Bong. Mi Jin seems fresh and pure, yet harbours a hidden passion (lust).

still - Bae Jong Ok's character

Hwa Ran

still - Kim Su Ro

Mi Jin & Director Bong


Min Gyoo Dong’s segment (fatal love) – “The End and the Beginning”

Uhm Jung Hwa – Jung Ha
Kim Hyo Jin – Na Ru
Hwang Jung Min – Jae In

Jung Ha is shocked enough when her husband, Jae In, dies in a critical car accident – but even more so when she finds out that he was travelling with his mistress, Jung Ha’s hoobae (junior). Following the accident, Na Ru approaches Jung Ha and pledges her unconditional devotion to make up for what happened, and suggests living together….

Hwang and Uhm have previously worked together with Director Min in All for Love (내 생애 가장 아름다운 일주일).

shoot - Kim Hyo Jin & Uhm Jung Hwa

Na Ru & Jung Ha

still - Hwang Jung Min

Jae In

still - Hwang Jung Min & Uhm Jung Hwa

Jae In & Jung Ha


Oh Ki Hwan’s segment (provocative love) – “Trust the Moment”

Kim Dong Wook – Ji Woon
Jung Eui Chul – Sang Min
Song Joong Ki – Jae Hyuk
Sin Se Gyeong – Soo Jung
Lee Si Young – Se Eun
Lee Sung Min – Yoon Jung

Three high school couples (Ji Woon-Yoon Jung, Sang Min-Se Eun, Jae Hyuk-Soo Jung) aren’t quite sure whether they’re with their perfect match. Upon somebody’s suggestion, the six close friends decide to play a risky game by switching partners (Ji Woon-Se Eun, Sang Min-Soo Jung, Jae Hyuk, Yoon Jung) to date for a day.

The diverse characters are supposed to show how teenagers are pure and honest, but at the same time, impulsive and dangerously risky.


Se Eun, Sang Min, Soo Jung, Jae Hyuk, Yoon Jung, Ji Woon


6 Responses

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  1. I want to watch Uhm Jung Hwa movies. I like omnibus style. I remember ‘Sad Story/Love’ that Cha Tae Hyun. Funny and sad.

    Langit Biru

    May 6, 2009 at 11:38 pm

  2. i want to see this movie. first i thought uhm jung hwa would play a lesbian in this
    filem based on the cover picture.hehe :p


    June 6, 2009 at 7:24 pm

  3. Thanks for the info…looks like an interesting film…


    June 25, 2009 at 2:56 pm

  4. i love these girls


    March 28, 2010 at 7:16 pm

  5. o.o

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