Jang Geun-seok Defends Slavish Portrayal of Men in 'You Pet' 2011/11/12, Source,
A Korean men's association has recently filed a legal petition to suspend screenings of "You Pet", a film the group has taken offense with due to its portrayal of male-female relationships. In the movie, gender relations are shown on par with that of a pet owner and her dog, they claim, calling this is "an insult to men's dignity as human beings".
In the film, a highly-educated single woman in her 30s played by Kim Ha-neul lives with a younger dancer played by Jang Geun-seok. In exchange for accommodation and food, the young dancer calls the woman "master" and loyally obeys her. The movie is based on a Japanese comic book that was hugely popular in Japan and Korea,...More
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