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2012/02/24 | 165 views |  | Permalink | Source

What would it be like to hear a novel through an actor's voice, and to see it through an actor's gestures

[Interview : Kim Yeon-jin-I, Actress] "The idea is that an actor reads a novel to the audience, so as the narrator I'm reading aloud, but my character's little sister keeps interrupting. It's a combination of a
The late novelist Park Wan-suh was one of Korea's most beloved writers, weaving enticing stories out of seemingly ordinary characters and events.

In particular, Park Wan-suh is respected in feminist literary circles for her work in bringing forth the story of women in a patriarchical society and literary world.

[Interview : Park Wan-suh, Novelist] "I believe that women played an integral part of modern history, and I wanted to show that. There's no rule that women must stay in the shadows".

The performance is a reading of Park Wan-suh's 2001 novel "Tribute to Longing". The audience is enraptured by the emotional voice of the actor, reading aloud the powerful words of Park Wan-suh, a novelist who moved the hearts of all Koreans.

[Interview : Kim Yeon-jin-I, Actress] "Park Wan-suh was my favorite writer. Her works always showed us the value of the everyday things that we saw around us, the things that we may have passed unnoticed".

[SOV]
[Interview : ] "Now, I'm at the age my mother suffered the incident. I know what it's like to lose the freedom to walk in old age, so I've decided to lock myself in the house whenever it snows".

Marilyn Monroe was the darling of the entire world, but her personal love life was always shrouded in mystery.

[ENG]
[Interview : Michelle Williams, Actress] "I grew up with a picture of her in my bedroom. And it was this picture of her, and this scriptI had a pace, and a flow, and a heart, andher. I just responded to her".

Marilyn Monroe comes to London for a shooting, and is enthusiastically received, but she slowly grows tired and lonely as a foreigner.

[ENG]
[SOV]
[Interview : ] "This story describes a miracle".

[ENG]
[SOV]
[Interview : ] "Miss Monroe[Interview : ] "Marilyn is not ready".

The only person who is of comfort to her is her assistant director, Colin. Marilyn opens herself up to him, and they fall in love.

[ENG]
[SOV]
[Interview : ] "Be careful not to get in too deep, son".

An innocent romance between a troubled star and a young man who wishes to save her unfolds in "My Week with Marilyn".

[ENG]
[SOV]
[Interview : ] "One simply has to maximize your appeal. Bring out all your qualities. Make you look and sound like the leader that you could be".

The long-awaited biographical film depicting the life of Margaret Thatcher is here.

After years of fighting the prejudices against her gender, Margaret Thatcher became a member of Parliament. Eventually, she becomes the kingdom's first female Prime Minister.

[ENG]
[SOV]
[Interview : ] "I've decided to run. Me, the children, we'd all go to hell!"

She spends every day battling conventional preconceptions in the world of politics, and her strong stance on a divisive issue brings her enemies in her own party. She is forced to the brink of resignation.

Now, the story behind the Iron Lady is revealed in theaters.

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