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Korean Film Festival


Korean Film Festival


Recently, SM Lanang Premier feature characters with strong personalities; people who pursue their goals and desires with courage and determination for the 2016 Korean Film Festival. 

Here are the film entries they feature:


Ode to My Father


Ode to My Father

Deok-soo (Hwang Jung-Min) is a hardworking man who does everything to provide for his mother and other siblings while setting aside his own ambitions. The firstborn Deok-soo become the breadwinner of his family from an early age after his father and sister are tragically separated from the rest of the family. Before they  part ways, the father makes Deok-soo promise to be head of the household in his place. Deok-soo holds on to this promise until he grows mature, leading him to the coal mines of Germany in the 1960s and even to the war-stricken Vietnam. Ode to My Father is a heart-tugging tribute to the steeled will of survival of the older generation.


Beauty Inside


Beauty Inside

Woo-jin (Kim Dae-myung) is a furniture designer who wakes up as a different person everyday regardless of gender, race and age. He has resigned himself to a life alone until he falls in love with Hong E-soo (Han Hyo-joo). Since his physical identity changes frequently, he continues to visit her daily, acting as a new customer. Woo-jin finally musters up the courage to ask her out on a date. Knowing he will change once he sleeps, attempts to stay awake for as long as he can. However, Woo-jin no longer can fight sleep. He passes out and wakes up with a new dace. Will Woo-jin tell E-soo about his condition? How will E-soo react to Woo-jin's secret?


Confession of Murderer


Confession of Murderer

After the statute of limitation expires on the murders he has committed, Lee Du-seok (Park Si-hoo) publishes an autobiography titled I am the Murderer, claiming responsibility for a series of murderers that took place 17 years ago and describing all his murders in great details. His book becomes a bestseller because of the author's charming looks and his claims of repentance for his crimes. However, Detective Choi Hyeong-goo (Jung Jae-young), who was in charge of the investigation of all the ten murders, insists that Lee is in fact an imposter. Detective Choi chases Lee and challenges him to tell where the eleventh victim is, while Han Ji-soo (Kim Young-ae), who is the mother of his last victim, seeks revenge with her family and friends. Out of the blue, another killer appears, casting doubt to whether Lee is the real serial killer. Who should be the real killer?


The Suspect


The Suspect

Ji Dong-chul (Gong Yoo) is a former top North Korean operative who now lives in hiding in the south after being betrayed by his own government. His life is thrown into chaos after he's framed for the murder of his boss and is forced to go on the run, chased by General Min Se Hoon (Park Hee Soon). Aided by a feisty documentary maker (Yoo Da In), Dong-chul tries to get to the bottom of the assassination, linked to a mysterious formula which may or may not be for a new and deadly chemical weapon. With Se Hoon and the director of national intelligence (Jo Sung Ha) on his trail, things get personal for Dong-chul when it becomes clear that the conspirancy also involves the killing of his wife and child years back.


How to Use Guys with Secret Tips


How to Use Guys with Secret Tips

Assistant TV commercial director Choi Bo-Na (Lee Si Young) has been a corporate slave for the past five years. Endless nights of overworks have caused her appearance to be a complete mess. After a grueling outdoor commercial shoot, her coworkers left back for Seoul without her. Stranded on a beach in the middle of nowhere, she comes upon a unique stall that sells various instructional tapes. While browsing the tapes, self-styled guru Dr. Swarski (Park Yeong-gyu) appears and urges her to buy his masterwork, "Manual on How to Use Men". Dr. Swarski tells her that it will give her the skills she needs to find success and happiness. After reluctantly following the instructions, Bo-Na's life takes a drastic turn. She begins to experience professional success and men start wooing her including top hallyu star, Lee Seung-jae (Oh Jung-se).

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