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Actress Moon to Wed Film Director

2006/11/30 | 135 views |  | Permalink | Source

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By Han Eun-jung
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Actress Moon So-ri will tie the knot with film director Jang Joon-hwan on Christmas Eve".Because Jang is currently in Japan, details will be worked out next week", Yonhap News Agency quoted a representative for Moon as saying. The spokesperson added that the wedding will be held in Kyonggi Province but released no further details.

Both Sungkyunkwan University alumni, the two reportedly met on the set of a 2003 music video in which Moon was cast in the female lead and Jang was the director. Their professional relationship developed off set into a romance.

Moon, 32, is a promising young actress known for performances in "Peppermint Candy", "A Good Lawyer's Wife", and most recently "Family Ties" ("The Birth of a Family") .She garnered international acclaim when she won the Best Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival in 2002 for her portrayal of a polio survivor in the movie "Oasis".

Jang's debut was as the assistant director of "Motel Cactus" in 1996. He also penned the script of the 1999 thriller "Phantom the Submarine". In 2003, he directed "Save the Green Planet" for which he won the best new director award at both the Moscow International Film Festival and the Blue Dragon Film Awards.

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