Yi Okseop graduated from Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA). She debuted in 2010, her many short movies include "RAZ on Air" (2012), "A Dangerous Woman" (2014), "Girls on Top" (2017). Her first feature, "Maggie", is the 14th film project officially supported by the National Human Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea, as it touches upon several social issues, like spy-cam porn, unemployment, real estate and city redevelopment, that often make the headlines in South Korea. Featuring renowned actress Moon So-ri, the film won the Citizen Critics' Award at the Busan International Film Festival and the Grand Prix at the Osaka Asian Film Festival...More
Kim Yun-seok had a successful career as a stage actor long before he started to appear in films and television. His big screen breakthrough was "Tazza: The High Rollers, with his acclaimed supporting performance as a ruthless gambler. This was followed by his leading role in Na Hong-jin's "The Chaser" (2008) as the morally ambiguous ex-cop-turned-pimp after a serial killer for which he won several awards...More
"I was already drawn by the title before I read the script. It's not fantasy that doesn't exist, but fantasy that pleasantly relieves a person's frustration. I figured everyone could use some righteousness".
He was right. "Special Labor Inspector, Mr. Jo" was a pleasant kick where it hurts to the social matter of labor. The main character, Jo Jin-gap (Kim Dong-wook), showered catharsis every week by punishing evil employers that misused their powers...More
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