A.K.A: Nanpokhan Romance Year: 2012 Runtime: 1hour [average] per disc Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitles: English Episodes: 16 Genre: Comedy, Romance Director: Bae Kyung Soo Cast: Lee Dong Wook, Lee Si Young, Kang Dong Ho, Oh Man Suk Links:Drama Wiki
Everything starts on the birthday of Eun Jae’s dad. Eun Jae ran into Park Moo Yul, who is the 2nd baseman of ‘Green Dreamers’, when she is drunk. Eun Jae who is a fan of ‘Blue Seagulls’, starts a fight with Moo Yul who led the ‘Green Dreamers’ to victory. The next day, internet is on fire with the video called ‘Humiliated Park Moo Yul’. Because of this video, career of both Moo Yul and Eun Jae, who recently got a job as a bodyguard, are in danger.
In the end, they decided to put on a show against the public! They lie that Eun Jae is Moo Yul’s private bodyguard and the video was recorded when Eun Jae was giving a self-defence demonstration to Moo Yul. Like this, Eun Jae becomes real bodyguard of Moo Yul. It seemed like everything worked out just fine, but the problem is that they can’t stand each other’s existence… HanCinema
A.K.A: Koi no Tsumi Year: 2011 Runtime: 1h 53mn (International Cut) Country: Japan Language: Japanese Subtitles: English Genre: Drama Director: Sion Sono Cast: Miki Mizuno, Makoto Togashi, Megumi Kagurazaka, Kazuya Kojima, Marie Machida, Shingo Gotsuji, Chika Uchida
On a rainy day, a woman’s dead boy is found in an apartment. Female detective Kazuko (Miki Mizuno) is in charge of the case. Although Kazuko has a happy life with her family, she can’t disconnect her relationship with her lover. While trying to unravel the mysterious murder case, Kazuko finds out the secret of university assistant professor Mitsuko (Makoto Togashi) and Izumi (Megumi Kagurazaka) who is a devoted housewife. Her husband is a popular novelist.
Genre : Romance, Drama Starring : Jo Han-sun, Lee Cheong-ah, Kang Dong-won Release date : July 22, 2004 Runtime :113 min. Directed by: Kim Tae-gyun
Han-kyung, a country bumpkin in every aspect, moves to Gangsin High school in Seoul to live with her mother. However her Seoul life is full of psychological and physical shocks. Someone throws his slipper at her head while riding the bus. But the problem does not end there. BAN Hea-won, the boy who threw the slipper, is no ordinary guy but the most popular hunk in the neighborhood. He takes fancy at Han-kyung’s bewildered but cute ways and pursues her aggressively. Even worse, JUNG Tae-seong, the shy but strong-fisted and strong-willed zzang(leader) of neighborhood Seonggwon High School has also taken a fancy to Han-kyung. The two rivals in pride and love erupt into a desperate fight, and Han-kyung is touched and confused at the same time. However, Tae-sung cannot love Han-kyung due to an untold secret, but not knowing this, Han-kyung agonizes over ways to not hurt them both. Tae-sung finally leaves Han-kyung and only then Hea-won and Han-kyung realize his secret. Their tragic but youthful story will bring tears to your eyes.
The film is about these three young people whose lives are thrown into uncertainty. Jung-hee, a 21 year-old college student is a lover of dance. She is confused when her father comes back after a fifteen-year absence and finds it difficult to accept him. 25 year-old Keun-woo is a telephone mechanic who enjoys eavesdropping while at work. He gets to know a woman through eavesdropping and falls in love with her. However, he is quite lost as to how he should express his feelings for her. Thirty-year-old In-ho was already a married man when he enlisted in the army two years previous. He comes home on his last leave of absence from the service. He detects something has changed in his wife but does not know what.
Youth is always the best and worst of times, disarmingly confusing yet beautifully meaningful. Kim Young Nam, assistant director on Hong Sang Soo’s Woman is the Future of Man, presents three stories about young adults reaching turnings point in their lives in his creative debut film, Don’t Look Back. Along with Kim himself, the acclaimed film features some of the best new faces in the business. Don’t Look Back won the NETPAC and FIPRESCI Awards at the 59th Locarno International Film Festival in August 2006.
In the first story, 21-year-old dancer Jung Hee (Kim Hye Na – Flower Island and Into The Mirror) finally reunites with her father after years of separation. She experiences a maelstrom of emotional conflicts ranging from affection to the temptation to reject him. The second story follows a 25-year-old telephone mechanic (Lee Sang Woo – Almost Love) who falls in love with a woman whose phone call he eavesdrops on. In the final story, a 30-year-old soldier (Kim Tae Woo – Woman is the Future of Man) comes home on leave and realizes how much his wife has changed since he left.
Artist Name(s) : Kim Tae Woo | Lee Han Release Date : October 31, 2006 Language : Korean Subtitle : Korean, English Runtime : South Korea:126 min Country : South Korea IMDB : http://imdb.com/title/tt0835823/