'Run to the South' explores freedom's pleasures, price 2013/01/31, Source,
"Run to the South" tells the story of a stubborn man who resists all obligations imposed by his country. Provided by Lotte Entertainment
If the large chunk of your annual salary that goes to taxes has you question the whole notion of "citizen duty", you need to go see "Run to the South". Lim Soon-rye's upcoming film is about a man who gets fed up with the responsibilities of citizenship and living in a regulated society and flees with his family to a remote island far from the government's reach. It is based on Japanese author Hideo Okuda's "Southbound" in which Choi Hae-gab (Kim Yoon-seok) balks at everything he sees as unreasonable, not the least of which is an electric bill bloated by the addition of a TV license fee,...More
Busan, a hot filming location for hit movies 2013/01/16, Source,
Busan is famous for its crowded beaches and international film festival but is also enjoying its popularity as a filming location. A number of high-grossing Korean movies released last year including "The Thieves", "Deranged", "Neighbors", and "Nameless Gangster" were partly filmed in Busan. According to the City of Busan, a total of 61 visual materials including 24 films and 13 TV dramas were filmed in the port city. The number of production days spent in Busan for each added up to 698 in 2012 compared to 660 in 2011,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] Korean Weekend Box Office 2012.11.23 ~ 2012.11.25 2012/11/25, HanCinema's Korean Box Office Review (2012.11.23 ~ 2012.11.25)
"Breaking Dawn: Part 2" once again struggle to surpass Jo Sung-hee's popular fantasy drama "A Werewolf Boy" as the battle for supernatural supremacy continued at the box office. "A Werewolf Boy" claimed some 550 880 admissions, and only narrowly dodged the big Hollywood hit which itself claimed 468, 965. Still admissions were lower this week with both these two powerhouses attracting half of what the weekend of the 24th bestowed upon them. Jo Sung-hee's film is also on the verge of overtaking "The Dark Knight Rises" as the fourth highest grossing film released in Korea this year. The latest Batman scored 6,396,528 admissions and currently "A Werewolf Boy" has stormed to 6,015,700 since its release at the end of last month,...More
Previously known as "Perfect Number" (완전한 사랑, Wan-jeon-han Sa-rang)
Seems to be an ordinary math teacher in high school, Suk-go is indeed a brilliant mathematician. In his dull life, seeing Hwa-sun is the sole happiness for him. Hwa-sun is a shopkeeper where he buys lunch from and she actually lives next to Suk-go. The two become inseparable when Suk-go decides to cover up Hwa-sunís accidental murder while she was mercilessly beaten by her ex-husband...
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