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Fourth Place (2015)
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Fourth Place (2015)
Original name: 4등
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joon-ho, a 11-year-old swimmer who hopes to become an Olympic medalist, has a problem; he always records 4th place at all the swimming contests that he participates in. His mom who is more enthusiastic than himself in winning is frustrated. Hearing a rumor about a competent swim coach that other moms hush about, she stalks one of the moms for his contact and manages to hire him as Joon-ho’s personal coach. His records soon start to improve. But the badass coach who once was the most promising athlete on the national team before he had quit trains Joon-ho the only way he knows how; to use violence.
Plot: violence, coach, swimming, swimmer, swimming pool, violent man, underwater scene, barefoot male, man in swimsuit, sport

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The Break (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
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Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Drama, Sport
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Dive!! (2008)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
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