Korean Cinema Now: All About My Wife


Jan
25
2014

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  • Host Department: Nam Center for Korean Studies
  • Date: 01/25/2014
  • Time: 2:00PM

  • Location: Michigan Theater

  • Description:

    FREE ADMISSION, Screened in Korean with English Subtitles

      

    Directed by Min Gyoo-dong
    2012, 121 minutes

    All About My Wife is a romantic comedy about a man wishes for a divorce. He asks a womanizer to seduce his wife in order to catalyze his divorce. Doo-hyeon (Lee Seon-gyoon) is a timid man, who thinks his wife is the scariest person on earth, and divorce the scariest thing he can imagine. His wife, Jeong-in (Im Soo-jeong) is the perfect woman in other people's eyes but in fact is the worst wife ever for her husband. For the ?perfect breakup', casanova Seong-gi (Ryoo Seung-yong) is sent in between Jeong-in and Du-hyeon. The film is new work by director Min Gyoo-dong, who has presented aspects of life through various characters in "My Lovely Week" and "The Last Blossom". The comical element created by the confrontation of a sheepish husband against an overly-cool wife is the film's essence.


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