A fatal love story centered on ex-boxer Chul-min (So Ji-sub) and telemarketer Jung-hwa (Han Hyo-joo). He has closed his heart to the world and she remains spirited despite slowly losing her ... More
Learning about coexistence on Jeju 2012/09/15, Source,
By Park Jin-hyung I had a great Time...ing the summer vacation and would like to share my experiences. I went to the "2012 HSBC Island Watch for a Future Generation Camp". This camp is one of the best recognized environmental camps for teenagers in Korea, which HSBC Korea and the Green Education Center has been hosting for more than 10 years. It is designed to help middle school students learn about, experience and recognize the importance of the environment. When I saw a poster for this camp on my school bulletin board, it really attracted me to apply for it. But there was a tough selection process to go through first. The first task to be accepted was to write an essay on the theme of "My Desired Village".,...More
A fatal love story centered on ex-boxer Chul-min (So Ji-sub) and telemarketer Jung-hwa (Han Hyo-joo). He has closed his heart to the world and she remains spirited despite slowly losing her vision. Eliminating the so-called silent style of long shots and long takes and appealing to soul and spirit, this could be deemed Song Il-gon’s declaration of transformation from an auteur director to a popular director. Those who were mesmerized by Song’s "Flower Island" and "The Magicians" may be somewhat disappointed. As suggested by the trite title, the movie is full of old clichés. But what makes it extraordinary despite its clichés is the director’s characteristic unconventional directing style and dramatic twists in detail that reveals moderation and omission. [Always] takes small steps towards the climax without excessive use of words and action. Chul-min’s climactic scene trumps the explosiveness of "Rough Cut". The director also adds class to the film through the remarkable visuals and sound design, sensuous but not superficial. As a result, this film is distinct from overwhelmingly common melodramas and successfully emerges as an ‘uncommon common’ drama. So Ji-sub and Han Hyo-joo are perfect in their roles. The commercial expression as ‘So-joo couple’ is no exaggeration. (JEON Chanil)
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