Tag Archives: Min-sik Choi

Kwon-taek Im – Chihwaseon AKA Strokes of Fire (2002)

In 19th-century Korea nobleman Kim Byung-moon saves a young beggar from a savage beating, and in return the beggar, Jang Seung-ub, draws him a picture. Kim is astonished by his rough yet extraordinary talent and arranges for him to study at the house of an eminent Chinese teacher. Here, the young painter falls in love with Mae-hyang, the daughter of a fallen aristocratic family, but the young lovers are unable to overcome the class difference that divides them. Read More »

Ji-woo Jung – Haepi-endeu AKA Happy End (1999)

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Bo ra, a successful English institute manager, has became the financial pillar of the house since her seemingly much older husband, Min ki, once a successful banker has lost his job. Her boring, stressing, without passion,…. life has driven her to her former lover, Il bom. This movie is story of a hell that she has made for herself and her two men and their not so happy ending. Read More »