In every single film he does, director KWAK’s main interest is “love.” Not just any love but pure, innocent and platonic feeling of love. He successfully captured the heart of the audience by showing comical and lovable characters and their touching love story in MY SASSY GIRL. In THE CLASSIC, by showing two different but connected love stories of two generations, he pulled out the memories of first loves everyone had or wants to have. Now, he is one of the best directors who can express love story in a way that both young and old generations can feel emotionally attached.
K-film Remade 2013/05/10, Source, "Old Boy". If you've seen just one Korean film, chances are this is it. It's a cult classic, critically acclaimed, and universally loved. Which begs the question: why on earth does it need or deserve to be remade? Regardless of the answer, Spike Lee's Hollywood redoing (starring Josh Brolin, Sharto Copley and Elizabeth Olsen) is highly anticipated by all. Of course, this isn't the first Korean smash to have a USA makeover. Here's a snippet of K- to- Hollywood remakes, with numbers from IMDB and more in-depth opinions from London-based friends as well as K-film experts that were kind enough to reply to our post on a K-cinema forum:,...More
South Korean actress Son Ye-Jin 2012/02/25, Source,
South Korean actress Son Ye-jin appeares in front of the camera in a movie preview of "Love Fiction" held at Mega Box theater in Seoul's Samsung-dong on Feb. 20, 2012.
Son Ye-jin has taken on a variety of roles in her career to date, propelling her to fame both in Korea and in other Asian countries. She first appeared in a supporting role in Park Ki-hyung's film "Secret Tears" in 2000, and then went on to take the lead in TV dramas such as "A Delicious Proposal", "Sun-hee and Jin-hee", and "Daemang". Her first high-profile role in cinema was in Im Kwon-taek's "Strokes of fire", which screened at Cannes and took home a Best Director award in 2002,...More
Director of 'My Sassy Girl' to take on a more serious movie 2012/01/12, Source,
Korean director kwak Jae-Yong is perhaps best known for his romantic-comedy "My Sassy Girl" (2001), but he's decided to try his hand at a more somber story and will take on a film about the so-called "comfort women" of World War II.
The movie, to be called "Flower Shoes", will be set from 1930 to 1945 and will detail the experiences of the Korean women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese during that time period,...More
hi jae-yong im ur fan hir in the
philippines..,im a aspiring director and
our style are bit the same..,i idolize
ur writing skills i watched all ur
movies..,can u give me some pointers or
advice???..,can u give me a provate
message?:)pls i hope so..,can i
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