Born in Seoul in 1966, Ounie LECOMTE left Korea for France at the age of 9 when a Protestant family adopted her. Her adoptive father was a minister. After studying dress design, she worked on a number of films: as an actress with Olivier ASSAYAS ("Paris s’éveille") or as a wardrobe mistress, notably for Sophie Fillières. In 1991, she returned to Korea to play the part of an abandoned girl looking for her roots there. The film was never made, but reality caught up with fiction and she was re- united with her biological family. In 2006, she enrolled at the Fémis Screenwriting Workshop run by Eve Deboise where she wrote "A Brand New Life".
San Diego Fest selects 7 Korean films 2010/10/08, Source, A total of seven Korean features will be showcased to California audiences at the upcoming 11th San Diego Asian Film Festival, set to run Oct. 21 – 28. The fest will screen 140 films from 20 countries with a line-up of both commercial and art house favorites.
Won Bin: 'I Almost Killed Myself While Filming Action Scene' 2010/07/12, Source,
"When I first tried to perform a wire stunt, I had the impression, 'It is too tough, I should not do this again. I could die while I am filming this action scene'. The most dangerous moment was when I fought holding a sword in my hand. If I did something wrong even slightly, I could hurt my eyes or my face". -Won Bin
In the production presentation for the movie "The Man From Nowhere", which was held in Apgujeong CGV on July 8, the main protagonist Won Bin revealed that the action scenes were very difficult for him. In the movie, Won Bin played Tae Sik, who is the former member of a special forces unit and lives alone by running pawnshops. When a girl living next door, who is his only friend, is kidnapped by a criminal organization, he throws himself into the fray to save the girl,...More
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