Hope (Korean Movie)
Current user rating: 93/100 (149 votes)
- Movie: Hope (English title) / Wish (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Sowon
- Hangul: 소원
- Director: Lee Joon-Ik
- Writer: Kim Ji-Hye, Jo Joong-Hoon
- Producer: Byn Bong-Hyun, Sung Chang-Yun
- Cinematographer: Kim Tae-Kyoung
- Release Date: October 2, 2013
- Runtime: 123 min.
- Genre: Drama / Family / Best Film-Movie of the Year
- Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
On a rainy morning, little So-Won (Lee Re) leaves for school, which is not very far from her home. Her father works at a local factory and her mother runs a modest neighborhood stationary shop below their home. So-Won is supposed to walk to school with her friend, but her friend ditched her for his group of guy friends. So-Won does not make it to school.
Hours later, So-Won's father Dong-Hoon (Sol Kyung-Gu) receives a gut wrenching phone call from the police. So-Won is now hospitalized after being brutally sexually assaulted. Can their family put back the pieces of their once happy home?
- Filming began April 13 2013 in Changwon, South Korea and finished on June 24, 2013 in Busan. All actors attended the final day of filming for the movie.
- Korean movie title "So Won" is the name of the daughter in the film and it also means "wish" in Korean.
|Sol Kyung-Gu||Uhm Ji-Won||Lee Re||Kim Hae-Sook|
|Kim Sang-Ho||Ra Mi-Ran||Yang Jin-Sung||Kim Do-Yeob|
|Gwang-Sik||Young-Suk's mother||Police Office Do-Kyung||Young-Suk|
Additional Cast Members:
- Kwon Tae-Won - Detective Squad Chief
- Kim Jin-Hyeok - Detective Seo
- Kang Shin-Chul - Prosecutor
- Kim Mi-Kyung - Vice Principle
- Song Young-Kyu - psychiatrist
- Jung Min-Sung - Reporter Kim
- An Se-Ha - Kokomong costumed part-timer 1
- Jo Bok-Rae - Kokomong costumed part-timer 1
- Seo Hyun-Woo - paramedic
- Lee Seung-Taek - police constable
- Jang Dae-Woong - Young-Suk's friend
- 2013 (8th) Korean Film Festival In Paris - October 30-November 6, 2013 - Opening Film
- 2014 (13th) New York Asian Film Festival - June 27-July 14, 2014 *North American Premiere
- 2014 (50th) PaekSang Arts Awards - May 27, 2014
- 2013 (33rd) Korean Association of Film Critics Awards - November 29, 2013
- Best Actress (Uhm Ji-Won)
- 2013 (34th) Blue Dragon Film Awards - November 22, 2013