Posts Tagged ‘My Sassy Girl’
Want to be kicked in the balls, experience complex psychology and be filled with positivity? Korea made one such movie for ya and it’s 2008’s A Man Who Was Superman. Starring the sassy girl, we’ll tell you all about it. With Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid‘s Paul Quinn.
00m 00s – Intro/Jeong Yoon-cheol biography & discussion
19m 12s – Jun Ji-hyun biography & discussion
48m 41s – A Man Who Was Superman review
The debut of the new show on the Podcast On Fire Network, follow Stoo and company through the love, hate, ups and downs of Korean Cinema during the next 6 episodes! This first entry focuses on Kwak-Jae-young’s 2001 romantic comedy My Sassy Girl. Also, Stoo, Ken and special guests Martin Cleary from New Korean Cinema (newkoreancinema.com) and Rufus L de Rham from our friends at VCinema (vcinemashow.com) and cineAWESOME! (cineawesome.com) cover their first discovery of Korean cinema! It’s all done under 2 hours!
Gyeon-Woo is a hopeless student who has his world flipped upside down when he meets a young women one night. Gyeon-Woo had saved the girl from being struck by a train, the girls was standing to close to the edge and was obviously drunk. When boarding on the train, things go from bad to worse. From the girl throwing up over an old man to Gyeon-Woo being flung in jail with a group of bloody gangsters.
This is only really the start of his problems, when released from the cells, Gyeon-Woo receives a phone call from the girl ordering him to meet up with her at once. She turns out to be quite wicked girl, telling Gyeon-Woo what he shall eat and drink…if he disagrees with her, he dies. Well in her own words “You wanna die?”.
Gyeon-Woo begins dating this crazy girl, he mentions when she isn’t drunk she is his perfect type of woman. Although she insists that she must be kept happy at all times, if not she will become a rain of bad luck to him. Read the rest of this entry »