Take Off (2009)
Aka: National Athlete | Gukgadaepyo
Directed: Kim Yong-hwa
Genre: Action, Sports, Drama
Country: South Korea
Cast: Ha Jeong-woo, Seong Dong-il, Kim Ji-seok-I, Kim Dong-wuk, Choi Jae-hwan
Synopsis / Plot
In 1996 a small Korean town is undergoing a large-scale construction in preparation for Winter Olympics bid. In the middle of the construction, the local committee receives a report that they do not have sufficient athletes to compete. they conclude to form a ski jump team in order to represent the event. Former American Junior alpine athlete Bob is an adoptee who came to Korea in search of his mother. With 4 other non-experienced athletes, he form the first Korean ski jump team. there’s no turning back, it’s a challenge they committed to.