Movies to be released on July 1st in Korea


Man of Vendetta will have its theatrical release in Korea on July 1st.
Let's take a look at the movies that will also be released on the same day!

Directed and written by: Jeon Soo-il (전수일)

Genre: Drama

Plot:  In-hwa (Park Ha-seon) is 19, pregnant and living alone. The only other person who knows about the pregnancy is her best friend Sang-mi (Kim Jeong-tae), who convinces In-hwa to give up her child for adoption. After she gives birth, In-hwa tries to live a normal life, but cannot forget about the child she gave away. She returns to the adoption agency to get her baby back, but she is treated coldly and told that the baby will be better off without her. However, she does manage to get the address of the family in France that has adopted her child and she sets off to find her.
Taken from JoongAng Ilbo
Genre: Drama
Plot: One summer, Ji-won (Oh Soo-hyeon) decides to look for the dolphin that has been in her dreams since she was a child. On her search, she comes across a man in a wheelchair named Hwa-bun (Lim Ho-yeong), and an old man named Dae-geun who tries to die (Han Tae-il). As the three strangers get to know one another, they realize that each one of them is carrying something painful. They learn to understand each other and form an unforgettable bond. One day, however, Dae-geun says the words that everyone had been avoiding: “Let’s stop here.” Taken from JoongAng Ilbo

Directed by Mike Mitchell 

Genre: Animation  

Plot*: A domesticated Shrek hatches a plan to recapture his mojo and discovers what life in Far Far Away land would have been like had he never existed in this final chapter of the popular animated film series. There used to be a time when the villagers would run in terror at the mere mention of the name Shrek, but these days the big green ogre is married to Princess Fiona and raising triplets. Written by: Korea Herald


Directed by Alan Poul

Genre: Romantic Comedy 

Plot*: Zoe (Jennifer Lopez) is well aware that her biological clock is ticking, but she just can’t find the type of guy she’d want to settle down and start a family with. Eventually, she makes the decision to become a single mother. The very same day that Zoe follows through on her plan, however, she meets Stan (Alex O’Loughlin), a single charmer whom she thinks would make a great father. While at first Zoe struggles to hide her condition from Stan, before long there’s no denying the truth and she decides to spill the beans. Written by: Korea Herald


Directed by Michael Heneke 

Genre: Drama

Plot*: In a village in Protestant northern Germany on the eve of World War I, the children of a church and school run by the village schoolteacher and their families experience a series of bizarre incidents that inexplicably assume the characteristics of a punishment ritual. Who could be responsible for such bizarre transgressions? Leonie Benesch, Josef Bierbichler, and Rainer Bock star in director Michael Haneke’s Palm d’Or-winning period drama. Written by: Korea Herald

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali

Genre: Science Fiction

Plot*: Celebrated genetic engineers Clive and Elsa conduct a clandestine experiment to create an animal/human hybrid that could revolutionize modern medicine. On the heels of engineering an entirely new species of animal, Clive and Elsa become the toast of the scientific community. Their experiment begins to spiral out of control, however, when the animal/human hybrid Dren is born. Clive and Elsa welcome her into the world as the next leap in human evolution but as Dren evolves, her creators begin to realize they may have made a catastrophic mistake. Written by: Korea Herald


I Love You Philip Morris (U.S) 

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Steven Russell is happily married to Debbie, and a member of the local police force when a car accident provokes a dramatic reassessment of his life. Steven realizes he's gay and decides to live life to the fullest - even if it means breaking the law. Steven's new, extravagant lifestyle involves cons and fraud and, eventually, a stay in the State Penitentiary where he meets sensitive, soft-spoken Phillip Morris. His devotion to freeing Phillip from jail and building the perfect life together prompts Steven to attempt and often succeed at one impossible con after another. Written by The Film Catalogue


So, do you think Man of Vendetta will stand a chance to lead the boxoffice?


Sources: Korea Herald*, Hancinema, IMDB, Daum Movie, JoongAng Ilbo
28 June 2010, MyungMin International