Thursday, December 16, 2010

Upcoming movies: beginning of 2011

The date for G-Love is set. January 27. Wrooom, wrooom my engines...
Late Autumn with our Hyun The Dimples Bin has no date yet. 
Also on January 27: Detective K, Pyongyang Castle.
But first, the movie which release date was postponed over a year, with Shin Hagyun. Finally, at last, ahaha!

Cafe Noir (2009)
Directed: Jeong Song-il
Shin Hagyun, Yozoh, Moon Jeong-hee, Jeong Yumi, Kim Hyena, Lee Sungmin
198min (mighty long, but I DON'T care, I want it!)
Release date in South Korea : 2010/12/30
On Christmas Eve in Seoul. Young-soo falls in love with Mee-yeon who is his student’s mother. This extramarital love affair cannot continue because her husband is back. One day, Young-soo receives a birthday invitation card from his student – Mee-yeon’s daughter. He has determined to kill her husband and save Mee-yeon but it didn’t work out. In a full of despair, he jumps into Han River to suicide. After all the troubles, he survives and suddenly a girl shows up. Sun-hwa is waiting for her boy friend who promised to come back in one year. She tediously talks about her love story in a café. Young-soo finds himself being attracted to her for some reason and suggests to pass her letter to him. But he has no intention to do it and Sun-hwa, tired of long waiting, asks him to go somewhere with her. Can Young-soo start a new relationship? Isn’t Mee-yeon coming? Why hasn’t Sun-hwa’s boy friend come back?

International Film Festivals
2009 Venice International Film Festival , International Critic’s Week
2010 Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival, International Showcase
2010 International Film Festival Rotterdam , Bright Future
2010 Hong Kong International Film Festival , Indie Power
2010 Munich International Film Festival(Filmfest Muenchen) , Focus on the Far East
2010 Era New Horizons Film Festival , Parnorama
There are Yeong-soo, who is addicted to drastically sad love, Mi-yeon, whom Yeong-soo terribly loves, and another Mi-yeon, who he really loves, too. This drama is about deep sorrow and love of five people including Seon-hwa and Eun-ha, who Yeong-soo met to heal his broken heart.


The Last Godfather
Directed by Shim Hyung-rae
Release date in South Korea : 2010/12/30
Cast: Shim Hyung-rae, Harvey Keitel, Michael Rispoli, 
The boss of America's biggest gang selects his secret Korean son Younggu, as his successor.

Heart Is Beating
Directed: Yoon Jae-geun
Release date in South Korea : 2011/01/06
Kim Yunjin, Park Hae-il, Jeong Dahye, Kim Sangho
“If you have one heart but two to save, what you will going to do?”
One middle aged women is acrried into hospital in a coma. Yeon-hee, who has been searching for a heart to transplant to her daughter, who has critical heart disease, is begging middle aged women’s gangster son, Whee-do, by giving him a fortune. But when the reasons for Whee-do’s mom are revealed one by one, Yeon-hee, who became desperate, is teaming up with dangerous people...
(after: Daum)

Invisible 2: Chasing the Ghost Sound
Director: Yu Joon-suk
Short film, horror, thriller
Release date in South Korea : 2011/01/13
Trailer available here:

Be My Guest
Director:  Park Soo-yeong
Release date in South Korea : 2011/01/2011 
Cast: Lee Kyeong-yeong, Kim Byeongchun, Kim Jinsu, Kim Kkotbi, Lee Hyeonjeong, 

Pyongyang Castle
Director: Lee Joon-ik
Drama, comedy
Cast: Jeong Jin-yeong, Lee Munshik, Ryu Seung-yong, Seon Wuseon, Yun Jaemun, Kim Haneul (other, a guy)
Release date in South Korea : 2011/01/27
This story unfolds 8 years after ‘Battle of Hwangsanbeol’, which destroyed Baekjae, when Silla-Tang Dynasty union attacks Goguryeo. This is the follow-up of director Lee Joon-ik’s ‘Hwangsanbul’, which drew 3 million audiences by his own humorous movie making style.


Detective K
Director: Kim Seok-yoon
Comedy, Crime, Mystery, History
Release date in South Korea : 2011/01/27
Kim Myeongmin, Oh Dalsu, Han Jimin, Lee Jaeyoung
Also known as "Joseon Detective"
Based on writer Kim Tak-hwan's detective novel about a detective who chases a case about a woman who has committed suicide. It is directed by Kim Seok-yoon, who directed "Old Miss Diary - Drama" and "Old Miss Diary - Movie".

Teaser thanks to Myungmin community^^