Friday, June 11, 2010

New Korean Movies 2010 - second half

   Ahahahaa!!! Who would have guessed I will begin with this movie, hm?
Movie: Moss
Revised romanization: Iggi
Hangul: 이끼
Plot: A man (Park Hae-Il) enters a reclusive country village to attend his father's funeral. During his stay he investigates the death of his father and uncovers what appears to be a conspiracy. The man then confronts the village leader (Jeong Jae-Yeong). The secrets of the village then start to unravel ...(asianmediawiki)
 I really do hope I will be able to watch it as soon as possible, otherwise I will wither.
On the other note, I can't find the information about the "secret project" of Kim Nam Gil before he goes to the military this fall. But please, eat properly, don't let the same things happen again as in the last year, OK?

I Come from Busan:

Movie: I Came from Busan
Revised romanization: Yeong-do Da-ri
Hangul: 영도다리
Director: Jeon Soo-IlPlot: An 18 year-old girl In-hwa lives on her own in Pusan. Nobody except her closest friend Sang-mi knows about her pregnancy and she persuades In-hwa to send the baby for adoption. In-hwa reluctantly signs and leaves her baby behind. As time goes by her yearning for the baby gets bigger and she visits the adoption center to ask if she can have the baby back. The staff coldly refuses her request saying the baby can be better off with new parents. All she got is the address of the baby’s new family in France and she takes a trip abroad. (asianmediawiki)

The Man From Nowhere:

Movie: This Man (working title) / The Man From Nowhere (International English title)
Revised romanization: Ah.Jeo.Sshi
Hangul: 아.저.씨
Director: Lee Jeong-BeomPlot: An ex-special agent Cha Tae-Sik’s (Won Bin) only connection to the rest of the world is a little girl, So-mi, who lives nearby. So-mi’s mother, Hyo-jeong smuggles drugs from a drug trafficking organization and entrusts Tae-sik with the product, without letting him know. When the traffickers find out they kidnap both Hyo-jeong and So-mi. Mistaking Tae-sik for another mule, the brothers that lead the gang promise to release Hyo-jeong and So-mi if Tae-sik makes a delivery for them. After much consideration, Tae-sik makes the decision to face the outside world in order to rescue So-mi. At the same time, Hyo-jeong’s disemboweled body is discovered, and Tae-sik realizes that So-mi’s life may also be in danger. In the process, he discovers that their drug ring operates around kidnapped children. Stumbling upon a factory where the brothers have children’s organs removed to accommodate the drugs, Tae-sik rescues one child just before surgery and becomes enraged at the prospect So-mi may already be dead. Tae-sik prepares for a battle with Man-sik and Jong-sik, putting his own life at risk.(asianmediawiki)