[HanCinema's News] Lee Yoo-young Discusses "I Am Home"
By William Schwartz | Published on
On December 9th actress Lee Yoo-young appeared on the radio program 'Cinetown' to talk about her new movie "I Am Home", which appeared in South Korean theaters on November 28th. Lee Yoo-young plays the main character, a newspaper editor who moves back home to find that her home and her family's perceptions of home have changed.
In the interview Lee Yoo-young discussed her own life story and how that had affected her own ideas of home. She mentioned living in cheap student housing, eating ramen and dreaming of becoming an actress. Lee Yoo-young described herself as having come into this dream because she was emotionally affected by a performance of 'Romeo and Juliet' and wanted to do something similar with her life.
Lee Yoo-young also discussed her new pink hairstyle, opining that changing it felt like now or never for her. Lee Yoo-young also went into depth about her relationship with Byun Yo-han, an actor a few years her senior, who has been a major influence on her career. 'Cinetown' broadcasts on SBS Power FM.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.