Son created a sensation with his debut feature, < The Man Who Saw Too Much > at the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival in 2000. He followed up this achievement by writing the screenplay for < Fun Movie > in 2002, which was Korea's very first parody film.
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Villain and Widow" 2015/02/28,
Black comedy is a genre that requires an extremely delicate touch to succeed. It takes great skill to make dark topics funny and it takes even greater skill to make the characters in such stories likable. 'Villain and Widow' has its issues, mainly with its length, but it manages to not only be funny and feature some nice social commentary, but also be a work with characters that are just so easy to enjoy,...More
New SF "Skyline" wins No. 1 on Korean box office 2010/11/28, Source,
U.S. film "Skyline" [Korea Screen]
"Skyline", the new Sci-fi flick from the United States, claimed the No.1 spot on Korea's box office chart between November 26 to 28, according to data released by the official Korean Box Office Information System (KOBIS) on Monday.
The story of alien invasion directed by Brother Strause, and starring Eric Balfour, Scottie Thompson and Donald Faison which opened in theaters on November 25, attracted,...More
[PREVIEW] Film "Villain and Widow" 2010/11/24, Source,
Film "Villain and Widow" [Sidus FHN]
There is something fishy about Chang-in (Han Seok-Kyu), a guy who rents a room in a two-story house occupied only by a mother and a daughter. Although he introduced himself as a writer he is definitely up to something given how he snoops around the house whenever he can -- as if looking for something in particular. But mistress of the house Yeon-joo (Kim Hye-soo) who is suffering from depression and insomnia at the same time and her rebellious teenage daughter Seong-ah (Ji Woo) who is going through a stormy period of her life from her obsession over the faults to her looks, will not permit Chang-in to come close by maintaining a hysterical attitude. Even the woman next door (Lee Yong-nyeo) who likes to poke her nose into others' businesses gets in his way. With time running out, Chang-in, increasingly anxious, ends up throwing himself at Yeon-joo to avoid a risky moment,...More
Kim Hye-soo in talks to make movie comeback 2010/04/07, Source,
Top Korean actress Kim Hye-soo [Asia Economic Daily]
Top Korean actress Kim Hye-soo is showing prospects of returning to the big screen for the first time in two years.
Sidus FNH, the company producing the romantic comedy thriller tentatively titled "Villain and Widow", said Kim has tentatively agreed to star in the film although an official contract yet to be signed.
Kim's last movie appearance was in 2008 production "Modern Boy". The production costs for "Modern Boy" was over eight billion Korean won but flopped at the box office after attracting a mere 750,000 admissions,...More
PPP Awards Announced 2009/10/22, Source, The Pusan International Film Festival's Pusan Promotion Plan (PPP) – an Asian feature project financing platform – announced the winners of various awards handed-out to six of the 30 projects pitched during the event. PPP ran Oct 11 – 14 during the festival and its attendant Asian Film Market.
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