After a series of pipe dream ventures go belly up, retired pro soccer player Kim Won-kang happens to visit East
Timor, where he finds children playing the game barefoot on rocky pitches. Sensing a new business opportunity on
finding the country doesn’t have a single sporting goods store, he embarks on a scheme to get rich quick by
purveying athletic shoes to the unshod youngsters. Sadly, no one there can afford to pay $60 for a pair of shoes,
even on a generous installment plan, and before he knows it, he is reduced to coaching a team of ragged
10-year-olds and prospects are looking grim.
"A Barefoot Dream" will be the official selection of South Korea for the Academy Awards.
Based on true story of former soccer player Won Kwang who went on to coach a youth soccer team in East
Title: A Barefoot Dream Also Known As: 맨발의 꿈 / Maenbalui Kkgeum Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitle: English hardsubbed Year: 2010 Genre: Sport, Drama
Park Hee-Soon - Coach Kim Won-Kang
Ko Chang-Seok - Park In-Gi
Lim Won-Hie - Director Poong
Kim Seo-Hyeong - Reporter Yu Bo-Hyeon
Jo Jin-Ung - James
Director: Kim Tae-Gyun Writer(s): Kim Kwang-Hoon Producer(s): Kim Tae-Gyun, Yoo Jung-Hoon, Kim Joon-Jong
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