Director HAN ji-seung was graduated from Hanyang University. HAN worked as an assistant director for (1992) and (1995) and made his feature debut with (1992). Since then, he has been directing (1998), (2000) and TV drama ‘Alone in Love’ (2006).
[HanCinema's Film Review] Papa 2012/07/01, Film: "Papa - Movie"
Director:Han Ji-seung ("Venus and Mars" and "Alone in Love")
Stars: Park Yong-woo, Ko Ah-ra and Son Byeong-hoReview Score: 6/10
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I flagged this film as soon as I saw the film poster for it a few weeks before its release in Korea. It looked like such an unusual, as well as a highly unlikely film, that bravely nose dives into the, sometimes sticky, issue of multiculturalism in Korean culture. Han Ji-seung's efforts here, as something relatively new and rather bold, unfortunately did not translate into a remarkable performance at the local box office. The film received very little attention, and generally slipped under the radar in terms of admissions. A shame really, because although it's all a little to neat and tidy for my liking, the film itself offers a unique counter-narrative to mainstream Korean cinema as a light-hearted comedy that finds an uncanny middle ground between the Korean comedy genre films we all know and love, and this films irregular inclusion of suburban American culture,...More
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