Jang Joon-hwan’s first journey into filmmaking started in 1994, when he directed the short film 2001 Imagine. Before moving to make his first feature Save the Green Planet – an odd mix of genres such as thriller, comedy and science fiction, that is now considered to be a cult film – he worked as a cinematographer, scriptwriter […]

Kang Doo is a South Korean actor and singer. He started his career as a bass guitarist and a vocal in the modern rock band The Jadu, which has been hailed as one of the best indie bands in Korea of the time. He was active in the band from the start in 2001 and […]

Actor, filmmaker and producer Baek Jae-ho (Ordinary Days (2014), We Will Be OK (2014), Jane (2017)), and cinematographer Lee Hee-seob (The Winter of the Year was Warm (2012), Love Clinic (2015), How to Break Up With My Cat (2016)), joined their talents to make a dreamy drama The Goose Goes South (대관람차), a film that follows the character of Woo-zoo (Kang Doo) as he tries overcome his feelings of […]

Lee Song-yi is an actress and a model who, with her fast perception and sunny disposition, manages to draw the attention of anyone she meets. She has worked in the fashion industry since she was a student; on top of that, she ventured into the film industry a few years ago, proving that she has […]

Can one scene from a film change a young boy’s life? That seems to be the case for Lee Jin-mu, a South Korean actor, filmmaker and a model, who got struck by the acting bug when he saw an emotional scene from Eyes of Dawn, one of the most popular TV dramas of the 1990’s: […]

Korean New Wave Cinema film directors include some famous names, such as Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) and Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, The Handmaiden), but there is precious little of female names to be found in the ring of Korean New Wave cinematic talent – not really surprising, given how male-oriented Korean film industry is. But there is […]

Moon So-ri, the actress, is known to practically every household in South Korea – and to fans of Korean cinema worldwide. After her debut in the 1999 Lee Chang-dong cult classic Peppermint Candy, she truly shined and found fame in her second feature, also directed by Lee – Oasis (2002). For her role of Gong-ju, a cerebral palsy-stricken woman who […]