Night and Day (2008 film)
|Night and Day|
|Revised Romanization||Bam-goa Nat|
|Directed by||Hong Sang-soo|
|Produced by||Kang Dong-goo
|Written by||Hong Sang-soo|
|Narrated by||Kim Yeong-ho|
|Music by||Jeong Yong-jin|
|Edited by||Hahm Seong-won|
|Distributed by||Sponge Entertainment|
Night and Day (Hangul: 밤과 낮) is a 2008 South Korean comedy-drama film written and directed by Hong Sang-soo, starring Kim Young-ho and Park Eun-hye. The film competed for the Golden Bear at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival.
In the summer of 2007, Kim Seong-nam, a painter in his forties, travels to Paris, France to escape arrest for smoking marijuana, leaving his wife behind in Korea. While there he meets an ex-girlfriend, Min-seon, and is introduced to a small community of Korean artists.
- Kim Young-ho as Kim Seong-nam, a painter
- Park Eun-hye as Lee Yoo-jeong, a student in painting major at the ENSB-A
- Hwang Soo-jung as Han Seong-in, Seong-nam's wife
- Gi Ju-bong as Mr. Jang, a host of the guest house
- Kim Yoo-jin as Jang Min-seon, Seong-nam's ex-girlfriend
- Seo Min-jeong as Jo Hyeon-joo, Yoo-jeong's roommate
- Jeong Ji-hye as Jeong Ji-hye, Yoo-jeong's college junior
- Lee Sun-kyun as Yoon Kyeong-soo, a student from North Korea
- Lee Jeong-hoon as Teacher Jang
Night and Day premiered at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival on 12 February 2008. It was released in South Korean theatres on 28 February, and as of 13 July had received a total of 13,928 admissions with a gross of $75,557.
Awards and nominations
- "Korean drama 'Night and Day' premieres in Berlin". HanCinema, 13 February 2008; originally published by The Korea Herald. Retrieved on 27 November 2008.
- "South Korea Box Office July 11–13, 2008". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved on 27 November 2008.
- Yi Ch’ang-ho. "The Chaser extends awards lead". Korean Film Council, 24 October 2008. Retrieved on 27 November 2008.