[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Wig" + DVD Giveaway 2017/01/28,
Soo-hyeon (played by Chae Min-seo) is dying of leukemia and struggles to find the motivation to do much of anything anymore. So her sister Ji-hyeon (played by Yoo Sun) comes up with the bright idea of buying Soo-hyeon a wig as a means to boost self-esteem. It actually ends up working save for one inevitable problem. "The Wig" is in fact a monstrous ghost that exists in this world only to settle a debt owed for a past life of misery,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Don't Tell Papa" + DVD Giveaway 2017/01/21,
Cho-won (played by a ten-year old Yoo Seung-ho) was conceived under auspicious circumstances. Immature high school student Cheol-soo (played by Jung Woong-in, who being in his thirties doesn't look like a high school student at all) and tough-as-nails bombshell Ae-rang (played by Chae Min-seo) hooked up. Thanks to questionable decision-making on both their parts, Cho-won is, in the present day, being raised in the nightclub where Cheol-soo works as an emcee,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Sookhee" 2014/07/04,
Sook-hee (played by Chae Min-seo) is like a living incarnation of Freud's hypotheses about sex. She's extremely sensual and sexual, yet goes to great pains to establish herself as a mother. Seok-hee insists that her catatonic patients think of her as mom, even as they're physically incapable of actually calling her that. Moreover, Seok-hee is actually the mother of a baby who she still breastfeeds in a very sexualized way. At first I thought this was just my bias as a man. Then a couple of scenes later, well, that matter's cleared up beyond all doubt,...More
Actress Chae Min-seo booked for drunk driving 2012/01/30, Source,
Actress Chae Min-seo (31) caused a car accident in Kangnam, Seoul.
The Kangnam Police announced that Chae's Mercedez Benz ran into a car that was parking in a residential district in Cheongdam-dong at 10:25 AM in the morning on January 30th. She turned out to be intoxicated, with a blood-alcohol level of 0.081%, and it seems like she won't be able to avoid getting her license suspended,...More
Interview with director Lim Woo-seong 2011/09/23, Source,
Up-and-coming Korean director Lim Woo-seong, whose "Scars" is screening in the San Sebastian International Film Festival Zabaltegi-New Directors Section, speaks to Cine21's SHIN Dooyoung about his work. This is an excerpt from the full story which will be published in the October issue of Korean Cinema Today.
Director Lim Woo-seong, who adapted "Vegetarian" from HAN Gang's novel of the same title, has once has once again made a film from a novel by Han. His second film "Scars" is based on from Han Gang's short story collection "Fruit of My Woman". The film talks of the complicated married relationship between Sang-hyeop, a perfectionist newscaster and Sun-hee, a children's book illustrator. Like "Vegetarian", "Scars" is true to the images from the novel, describing the characters' psychology in detail,...More
Shinhwa's Jun Jin denies dating actress Chae Min-seo 2010/11/11, Source, Jun Jin (left) and actress Chae Min-seo (right) [Open-World Entertainment/K Entertainment]
Shinhwa member Jun Jin, who is currently serving his mandatory two year military service, has denied dating Korean actress Chae Min-seo.
"We have checked with Jun Jin and he confirmed that the two are not dating. They have met and had dinner but it was with several other fellow actors", an official from his agency Open-World Entertainment explained, adding that Jun and Chae are just in a senior-junior relationship as actors,...More
Haeundae Steals Spotlight at Pusan Film Festival 2009/10/08, Source, The Suyeong Bay area in Busan was packed on the evening of October 8, when the opening ceremony of the 14th Pusan International Film Festival was held. All 5,000 seats of the venue were filled. The less fortunate ones among the movie fans had to stay outside.
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