Papa (Korean Movie)
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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
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 ...
- Filming begins early August, 2011 and 90% of the film will be shot in America.
- 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.
- 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.
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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