Poster for Wedding Campaign
|Hangul||나의 결혼 원정기|
|Hanja||나의 結婚 遠征記|
|Revised Romanization||Na'eui Gyeolhon Weonjeonggi|
|McCune–Reischauer||Naŭi Kyŏlhon Wŏnjŏnggi|
|Directed by||Hwang Byung-guk|
|Produced by||Choi Moon-soo|
|Written by||Yun Soon-yong
|Music by||Kim Hong-jib|
|Edited by||Kim Hyun|
|Distributed by||Lotte Entertainment|
Wedding Campaign is 2005 South Korean film about two aging bachelor farmers from Gyeongsang Province. Unable to find wives in Korea willing to move to the countryside, they go on a 10-day "campaign" in Uzbekistan, where local matchmakers attempt to pair them up with local ethnic Korean women. It was the closing film of the 2005 Pusan International Film Festival.
Hong Man-taek is a 38 year-old bachelor who at his age is still unable to meet eyes with a woman. Whenever his mother complains "Never had luck with men, never had luck with sons," he feels guilty about not having found a bride yet. Man-taek's old friend Hee-chul thinks he is a lady killer, but he's only a bit more experienced than his basket case friend. Urged on by his grandfather, the two bachelor buddies embark on a matchmaking journey to Uzbekistan to find wives. The trip to Uzbekistan begins with anxiety and hope. While Hee-chul musters all his suaveness and broken English to appeal to the women, Man-taek gets rejected again and again. Even more frustrated than Man-taek himself is Lara, their matchmaker-cum-interpreter. There is a special reason why she must find a bride for Man-taek, and she decides to give special private lessons on language and manners to achieve their common goal.
- Jung Jae-young - Hong Man-taek
- Soo Ae - Kim Lara
- Yoo Jun-sang - Hee-chul
- Kwon Tae-won - co. president
- Park Kil-soo - Doo-sik
- Kim Eung-soo - village elder
- Kim Jin-goo - Chun-bo's mother
- Kim Ji-young - Man-taek's mother
- Jeon Sang-jin - Sang-jin
- Shin Eun-kyun - Alona
- Kim Won-sik - young Man-taek
- Jung Tae-woo - young Hee-chul
- Kim Sung-kyum - Man-taek's grandfather
- Kim Ji-young - bride
- "Box office by Country: Naui Gyeolhon Wonjeonggi (Lonely Hearts: My Wedding Campaign)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
- Kim, Tae-jong (21 August 2005). "Farmer Looks for Love in Upcoming Wedding Campaign". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2007-02-21.
- "11th Pusan International Film Festival Closing Film: Wedding Campaign". Pusan International Film Festival. 2005. Retrieved 2007-03-29.
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