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Go Hyun-jung Poised for Belated Big-Screen Debut

2006/04/17 | 270 views | Permalink | Source

Go Hyun-jung, still aglow from her comeback on SBS drama Spring Days last year after ending her marriage, is now set to make her debut on the big screen 10 years after she started acting.

Ko on Monday announced the production of the film "Woman on the Beach" by Hong Sang-soo. Having started shooting last Friday and scheduled for a September release, the film evolves around two women and two men in their 30s who meet on the beach and try in their own way to make advances to each other.

Ko plays a jobless woman who studied film music in Germany. Kim Seung-woo, Kim Tae-woo and Song Seon-mi co-star.

All four decided to act in the film although they had not read the script since director Hong is famous for shooting without a finished screenplay, handing out the parts needed for shooting on the day. Ko also agreed to be in the film for a mere 10 percent of what she can expect to earn. There must be pretty good reasons, since she had turned down a dozen other movie offers.

"I did not make a big decision", Ko said. "I just appreciated and accepted the offer to be in the movie because I am a fan of director Hong".

Asked if she is worried about doing nude scenes after establishing a "pure" image in her TV work, she says, "I'm a little scared just to think of that. I don't know what the director thinks about it, but even if he wants it, I may disagree", she said. "But if it is truly necessary for the movie, I think as an actress making her first appearance on the big screen I can't refuse to show my body, even if I wanted to maintain my image".

She also confessed to being "very afraid" since it is her debut movie. "I also feel very nervous seeing how high people's expectations for me are since I'm not exactly a beginner. I feel like someone is telling me to stop keeping a diary in drawings from now on and start writing it in my own words instead".

Source : www.chosun.com...

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