They are listed in the order of their release. Romance Papa Shin Sang-ok’s Romance Papa begins with the artifice of introductions of each character. These introductions are a vestige of the radio play from which this story originated, but it does help this viewer from the future navigate between these characters from the past since the times required that actors and actresses of similar ages play characters much younger than themselves. Still, in some ways such introductions are unnecessary since fashion signifies their ages. Sailor outfits designate the youngest. A poodle skirt marks the college-aged woman.
Early life[ edit ] Ku Hye-sun’s family consists of her mother, father, and one older sister. While growing up, Ku initially dreamed of becoming a singer. She eventually formed a vocal band with college friends, but due to her gaining popularity through the internet as a model she put those goals on hold. But after it didn’t work out she then signed under YG Entertainment.
She made her debut in a CF for Sambo computers and then made her television debut in the KBS horror series Anagram, and continued to appear in one-act dramas. She played a legally blind woman who gets her vision back in an operation and decides to embrace life with passion by becoming an emergency rescue worker.
The Captain, on the other hand, wants Jee-sun to keep herself pure in her husband’s memory, like a mother who keeps a dead child’s room just as he left it.
Career[ edit ] Choi Mi-hyang was first discovered when she won a talent audition organized by MBC in , then made her acting debut in the drama series War and Love in Afterwards, she adopted the stage name Choi Ji-woo. She was cast in her first major role in film The Gate of Destiny, but due to her limited acting skills, she was replaced in the middle of filming.
But it was her portrayals on TV of tragic heroines with a pure and innocent image—notably in Truth opposite Ryu Si-won and Beautiful Days opposite Lee Byung-hun —that boosted her rising popularity. In , she reunited onscreen with Bae Yong-joon she previously had a supporting role in his drama First Love that she would star in her most famous, iconic role. Directed by Yoon Seok-ho as the second installment of his ” season dramas ,”  Winter Sonata became a phenomenal hit throughout Asia and has been credited as one of the initiators of the Korean Wave.
Her family consists of her mother, father, and one older sister. While growing up, Hye-Sun initially dreamed of becoming a singer. She eventually formed a vocal band with college friends, but due to Hye-Sun gaining popularity through the internet as a model she put those goals on hold. Hye-Sun then signed with YG Entertainment and still harbored dreams of singing.
Not a director much geared towards restraint, Jeong Jin-woo gives us a sweeping tale of love and revenge in gorgeous, gaudy black-and-white imagery.
Do Bong-soon was born with superhuman strength. Her strength is hereditary and passed along only to the women in her family. Her dream is to create a video game with herself as the main character. She desperately wants to become a willowy and elegant woman, which is the ideal type of her crush, In Guk-doo, a police officer. Thanks to her strength, she gets the job of a bodyguard, to a rich heir Ahn Min-hyuk , the CEO of a gaming company, Ainsoft.
Contrary to Guk-doo, Min-hyuk is an odd man who is playful, a little spoiled, has no regard for rules, and dislikes policemen. He has recently received anonymous threats, blackmails, and has even been stalked at an occasion. One day, a series of kidnapping cases break in Dobong-dong, the district Bong-soon lives in, and she is determined to catch the culprit after her friend was targeted. Under the help and training from Min-hyuk, she manages to control her strength to use it for good causes.
Min-hyuk and Bong-soon find themselves and their relationship growing into something more. How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul? Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times.
Read the discussion of hanbok fashion fusions in the ‘s by Princeton University professor Steven Chung or watch the recent documentary on fashion designer Nora Noh for examples.
Rating received on July 10,
But the film’s ambition to take in the whole neighborhood gives it somewhat the feel of an anthropological study.