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L.A. Korean Town's Korean culture to be made into a film

2008/03/03 | Permalink | Source

A film dealing with the Koreans' unique marriage and family culture as reflected in the marriage of a Korean couple in L.A. Korean Town has begun shooting.

"The Wedding Palace", the Korean version of My Big Fat Greek Wedding and based on the life of Christine Yoo (Yoo, Mi-Na), the director of the film, is the story of a 29-year-old Korean man working for a U.S. advertising company who is being pressured by his parents to marry before he becomes thirty to put an end to the marriage curse in his family.

"This film is a fun and feel-good romantic comedy that deals with the Koreans' unique marriage culture", said Yoo. "I hope that this film will break the Americans' preconception of the Koreans and will introduce to the world the Koreans' humor and marriage culture".

This film will show not only the family culture of the Koreans who have immigrated to and live in the U.S. but also their pride in the Korean culture. The staffs of the film are currently looking for locations that can serve as the main backdrops of the film, such as hospitals, restaurants, norae-bang (karaoke) bars, and wedding shops in L.A. Korean Town. The film will also tap the people in L.A. Korean Town to be its supporting actors to make the film a community undertaking of L.A. Korean Town.

The Wedding Palace is expected to become the most truthful film about Korean culture in L.A. Korean Town in the U.S. The first scene of the film shows a Korean baby's first birthday party, which shows the Koreans' desire to follow their traditional culture.

Written and directed by Christine Yoo, one of the few Korean scriptwriters in Hollywood, "The Wedding Palace" is starred in by Brian Tee, who has a Japanese father and a Korean mother. Tee has appeared in Fast and Furious 3: Tokyo Drift. Also to appear in "The Wedding Palace" is Barby Lee, a Korean comedian who appears in a famous Fox TV comedy series, as Tee's best friend.

The Source : Koreacontent News Team

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