On January 18th Kim Chae-eun's agency Endmark released the actresses statement about "Growing Season" which had aired its final episode on January 15th. In "Growing Season" Kim Chae-eun played Ha-yeong, a young woman in a long-term relationship that undergoes stress due to the discovery that she has a sexually transmitted disease. Kim Chae-eun, herself twenty-five years old, opened by saying she felt she had much in common with the character she played when she was in her early twenties.
AdvertisementKim Chae-eun thanked director Yoo Hee-woon and screenwriter Kim Hee-won-V for giving her the opportunity to portray the character. While describing her character as ignorant, Kim Chae-eun also stated that she had developed as an actress through the role. Despite being the oldest actress on set, Kim Chae-eun was the last one cast, and developed the nickname lastborn older sis. Kim Chae-eun thanked her co-stars Park Su-a and Park Ji-won-III for their support and synergy.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.
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