A new drama feature starring top Korean actress Song Hye-kyo will open in local theaters next month, according to the film's distributor Lotte Entertainment.
On Tuesday, Lotte announced in a press release that Song's movie "A Reason to Live" (translated title) has been slated for a nationwide release on October 27.
"A Reason to Live", helmed by famed Korean director Lee Jeong-hyang whose works include "The Way Home", tells the story of documentary producer Da-hye (Song) who loses her fiancee in an accident. The picture also stars Nam Ji-hyun and Song Chang-eui.
Song appeared in a string of dramas and sitcoms since her debut 1996 and shot to fame in hit KBS TV series "Autumn in my Heart" (KBS, 2000) co-starring Hallyu stars Won Bin and Song Seung-heon.
She gained increasing popularity throughout Asia with her roles in several successful TV shows thereafter such as "All In" (SBS, 2003) and "Full House" (KBS, 2004) and most recently had shot movie "Love For Sale" from the omnibus "Camellia" opposite Gang Dong-won which was screened at last year's Busan International Film Festival.
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