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Aug 30, 2021
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Perhaps Love  

2021 | TBD l Romantic Comedy

DIRECTOR Cho Eun-ji

CAST Ryu Seung-ryong, Oh Na-ra, Kim Hie-won, Lee Yoo-young

RELEASE DATE TBD

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Character actress Cho Eun-ji, who as played memorable roles from Im Sang-soo’s Tears (2000) all the way to Jung Byung-gil’s The Villainess (2017) has also been forging a path for herself as a director. CHO earned a special jury prize at the Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival for her short film 2 Nights and 3 Days and has now graduated to the commercial realm. Her debut feature, the romantic comedy Not on the My Lips, has assembled an all-star cast including actor Ryu Seung-ryong and Oh Na-ra of hit TV show SKY Castle.

 

Ryu is no stranger to comedy, having led hits such as Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013) as well as Extreme Job (2019), the second highest grossing Korean film of all time. Though more recognizable from her TV work, Oh has appeared in several films, including The Spies (2012) and Because I Love You (2017). The film also features Kim Hie-won (The Merciless, 2017) and Lee Yoo-young (Diva, 2020).

 

The romcom follows a best-selling writer called Hyun who has found himself in a slump for the past seven years. Just when he’s reached his lowest point, he meets Yoo-jin, an aspiring writer. Cho’s film will chronicle an unusual romance about two characters whose professional and private lives keep intersecting at awkward turns. 

by Pierce Conran

 

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Emergency Declaration 

2021 | TBD l Disaster Thriller

DIRECTOR HAN Jae-rim

CAST Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, Jeon Do-yeon, Kim Nam-gil, Yim Si-wan

RELEASE DATE TBD

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Police detective Inho(Song Kang-hofinds out that a terrorist is on board the very same flight his wife has boarded. Among the other passengers is Jae-hyuk (Lee Byung-hun), who tries to overcome his aversion for planes to escort his daughter to the States so she can receive a more advanced treatment for her eczema. When a man dies soon after takeoff, fear spreads quickly.

 

The director of The Face Reader put together a star-studded cast led by PARASITE star Song Kang-ho and Lee Byung-hun, best known for playing T-1000 in Terminator: Genisys (2015), complete with Jeon Do-yeon, who already met Song in Secret Sunshine (2007) and Kim Nam-gil in The Shameless (2015). by Fabien Schneider

 


Our Season  

2021 | TBD l Fantasy Drama

DIRECTOR Yook Sang-hyo 

CAST Kim Hae-sook, Shin Min-a 

RELEASE DATE TBD

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After her death, Bok-ja (Kim Hae-sookreceives a special authorization for a short trip back on Earth. She decides to visit her daughter Jin-joo, who, the last time she saw her, was a university professor teaching abroad. To her surprise, she finds Jin-joo in Korea, living in her old house and running her own restaurant. As she spends more time observing her, Bok-ja comes to realize that she had misjudged the complex feelings her daughter had for her and tries to make up for it. 

 

This film comes from Yook Sang-hyowho started out in the film industry as a screenwriter who penned the award-winning scripts for He’s on Duty (2010) and Inseparable Bros (2018), both of which he also directed. Veteran actress Kim Hae-sook, seen in Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden (2016) and the historical courtroom drama Herstory (2017), meets Shin Min-a, who recently made her comeback with Diva (2020). by Fabien Schneider

 

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LOVE ; CHEMISTRY

2021 | TBD l Romantic Comedy

DIRECTOR Lim Sung-Yong

CAST Yoon Si-yoon, Seor Ina

RELEASE DATE TBD

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Love ; Chemistry is the sophomore work of director Lim Sung-yong, who recently debuted with the low-budget thriller The Faceless Boss (2020). Lim previously worked as an assistant director on a variety of projects, including the heartwarming drama Father’s Love (2011), the romantic comedy Campus S Couple (2014) and the thriller Search Out (2020).

 

Lim’s latest film concerns a gangster who has led a dark and violent life and whose actions eventually landed him in the slammer, where he was forced to carry out a 12 year sentence for his crimes. At the issue of his time in jail, the gang leader comes out with a new perspective on life and makes good on a plan to set up a restaurant. His eatery serves kalguksu, literally 'knife-cut soup noodle’, a popular and hearty Korean comfort food that warms one’s bones in the cold winter months. Things start out relatively smoothly at first, but his establishment, which he runs with the help of the minions in his gang, soon starts to experience some significant ups and downs.

 

Leading the cast as gang leader is Yoon Si-yoon, not seen on the big screen since Mr. Perfect in 2014, but very active in drama series, while is love interest is played by Seor Ina, who recently appeared in the hit TV shows Record of Youth and Mr. Queenby pierce conran


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