[Kmovie Spotlight] Three New Korean Films in the Next Three Months!

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Here is a summary of an updated list of upcoming new releases in the Korean movie industry. There is one for each month in March, April, and May of 2016!

One Way Trip (글로리데이)

글로리데이Release Date: March 24th, 2016
Genre: Drama
Director: Choi Jeong Yeol
Stars: Ji Soo, Suho (EXO), Ryu Jun Yeol, Kim Hee Chan

Four best friends who just come of age embark on a road trip to Pohang when they unexpectedly get involved in a dispute that leads to a sticky situation.

There is a huge hype around the release of this film. GV public movie screening sold out within 20 minutes and mega box premium screening (1600 seats) also sold out within an hour.


Come Watch Me
(날, 보러와요)
날보러와요3Release Date: April 7th, 2016
Genre: Mystery/ thriller
Director: Lee Cheol Ha
Stars: Kang Ye Won, Lee Sang Yoon, Choi Jin Ho, Lee Hak Joo

Come Watch Me is a mystery based on a true story, a recently trending genre in the global film industry. Protagonist Kang Soo Ah (played by Kang Ye Won) is abducted and confined in a mental hospital when she meets a producer, who tries to uncover the hidden truth behind the murder disguised as a fire accident.

In addition to the suspense, Come Watch Me sheds new light on the issue of legal confinement and mental hospitals. It gently invites the audience to critically think about social issues.


Goksung
(곡성)

곡성1Release Date: May 12th, 2016
Genre: Mystery/ thriller
Director: Na Hong Jin
Stars: Kwak Do Won, Hwang Jun Min, Chun Woo Hee, Jo Han Chul, Jang So Yeon

Goksung paints a series of mysterious deaths that haunt a small village.

Na Hong Jin is famous for directing The Chaser (추격자 2008) and The Yellow Sea (황해 2010). So Goksung is also expected to be a box office hit. So far, the Korean audience has shown a sensational response to the release of teaser posters and the official trailer. The trailer reached 720,000 views on the first day.

The impressive cast list with high quality acting performance adds to the anticipation and excitement around the release of this film.

Mark your calendar for these new releases!

By Hajin Lily Yi