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Korean Film News
MOON So-ri Joins KIM Tae-ri in LITTLE FOREST
Jan 06, 2017
- Writerby Pierce Conran
RYU Jun-yeol & JIN Ki-joo also Cast in Latest from YIM Soon-rye
Little Forest, which is based on a Japanese comic of the same name by IGARASHI Daisuke, which was already made into two Japanese films in 2014 and 2015, follows the life of the young Hye-won, who returns to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.
The role of Hye-won represents KIM Tae-ri's first major part after her breakout debut in PARK Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden last year. MOON So-ri, who will play her mother, reunites with director YIM following their handball hit Forever The Moment (2008) and Fly Penguin (2009). MOON also featured in The Handmaiden last year.
After appearing in Socialphobia (2015) and blowing up through TV roles, RYU is poised for an enormous 2017, with major parts in blockbusters The King, Taxi Driver and Silence. Little Forest marks the first film role for co-star JIN Ki-joo.