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Starring SUL Kyung-gu and CHUN Woo-hee, I WANT TO SEE YOUR PARENTS’ FACES Cranks Up
Sep 19, 2017
- Writerby SONG Soon-jin
Based on a Japanese Theatrical Play adapted to Korean School Reality
Currently at the top of his game with hits The Merciless and MEMOIR OF A MURDERER, SUL Kyung-gu’s looks to extend his streak with upcoming film, I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (translated title) which has completed filming.
Director KIM Ji-hoon, previously known for blockbusters such as May 18 (2007) and The Tower (2012), started shooting I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces in May and cranked up on August 27th, 2017. It is co-produced by The Tower Pictures and 20th Century Fox International Productions and will be distributed by 20th Century Fox Korea.
Based on a Japanese play of the same name by HATASAWA Seigo, the film portrays school violence and bullying from the views of the perpetrators’ parents. The story’s setting has been changed to a prestigious middle school for the Korean adaptation of the film and begins when a student is found unconscious after writing the names of the students who victimized him, so their parents are called in to school.
MOON So-ri, who teamed with SUL in A Peppermint Candy (2000) and Oasis (2002) will appear in the film, along with OH Dal-su, GO Chang-seok and KANG Sin-Il while CHUN Woo-hee plays the student’s homeroom teacher. In addition, teenage actors and actresses are expected to make appearances, such as SUNG You-bin, YOO Jae-sang, JUNG You-an and ROH Jeong-eui. Meanwhile, I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces is scheduled to be released in the first half of 2018.