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  • Movie: Papa
  • Revised romanization: Papa
  • Hangul: 파파
  • Director: Han Ji-Seung
  • Writer: Han Ji-Seung
  • Producer: Kim Mi-Hae
  • Cinematographer: Choi Yoon-Man
  • Release Date: February 2, 2012
  • Runtime: 118 min.
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot

Choon-Sub is a talent manager. When his client run aways with another manager to America, Choon-Sub goes to America himself. In America, Choon-Sub agrees to a contract marriage and through the staged marriage now has six children. Choon-Sub then discovers that the eldest daughter Joon is an excellant singer. With Choon-Sub's encouragement, Joon takes part in an audition program and Choon-Sub attempts to mold Joon into a star ...

Notes

  1. Filming begins early August, 2011 and 90% of the film will be shot in America.
  2. Filming ended November 21, 2011. Last scene filmed took place at a restaurant in Yongsan, Seoul. The scene involved the boss of the management company threatening Choon-Sub to take Joon in place of the money that Choon-Sub owes.
  3. South Korean release date was originally set for January 19, 2012, during the lunar new year holiday, but was then switched to February, 2012 to avoid crowded release date during the lunar new year holidays.

Cast

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Park Yong-Woo Go Ara
Choon-Sub Joon

Additional Cast Members:

  • Daniel Henney - music producer
  • Son Byung-Ho
  • Yun Seung-Hun - Yang-Moo
  • Seo Tae-Hwa - Head of Dept. Seo
  • Michael MacMillan - Gordon
  • Meg Kelly - Maya
  • Parker Townsend - Jimmy
  • Angela Azar - Rosy
  • Sharyn Shields - Phoebe
  • Leland L. Jones - immigration agent
  • Chase Anderson - audition coordinator

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leah nice movie :) what's the title of the song at the last part?

June Tazeen Color doesn't make family. I've really become an fanatic fan of Go Ara. I've watched it first at our Nation Museum in a film festival organized by Korean Embassy of Bangladesh. This film has been displayed 4 times & we, the Bangladeshi start loving the Korean movies. :)

jennifer What does choon-sub translate to in English? I know it is a name but what does it mean?

Agustina This film absulotely recomended for all you guys, teaching us how to love, included in forgive, care, support, believe and remember all the peoples who ever comes to your live. Family, I really found the meaning of a family in this movie. love it !!! so much :)

bella i just finished watching this movie. it was really good. like it was really good. except for the fact that the english translations for the script are a little off, this really touched my heart. and rosie- she stole the show. especially the end. omg rosie doe

hanana wth this took me by surprise for sure. i really really want to watch this now. hahaha wow it seems koreans are always trying something new within the entertainment industry. cant wait to see this

Eh This looks HILARIOUS. xDDD Oh, I can't wait to see it!

Haley. I can't wait to watch this movie, seems funny. ;) And it must be interesting with foreigners too.xD PAPA, Fighting!

Greg I have worked on this movie and it looks really good. I was surprised at how talented Park Yong Woo and Go Ah Ra are... Im hoping it will be released in the states...

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