Salut d'Amour (film)

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Salut d'Amour
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Official Poster
Directed byKang Je-gyu
Produced byJeon Pil-Do
Im Sang-jin
Screenplay byLee Sang-Hyun
Pang Eun-Jin
Kang Je-Gyu
StarringPark Geun-hyung
Youn Yuh-jung
Music byLee Dong-jun
CinematographyLee Hyung-deok
Edited byPark Gok-ji
Production
company
Big Picture
Distributed byCJ Entertainment[1]
Release date
  • April 9, 2015 (2015-04-09)
Running time
112 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean
Box officeUS$7.8 million[2]

Salut d'Amour (Korean장수상회; RRJang-su sanghoe; lit. "Jang-soo's Mart" or "Jang-soo's Store") is a 2015 South Korean romance dramedy film starring Park Geun-hyung and Youn Yuh-jung and directed by Kang Je-gyu.[3][4][5][6]

Plot[edit]

Sung-chil is a grumpy 70-year-old man who lives alone and works part-time at the local supermarket. Jang-soo, owner of the supermarket and president of the city's redevelopment project, has been trying in vain to get Sung-chil's signature (he's the last hold-out and the only reason for the project's delay), but Sung-chil stubbornly refuses any change to his lifestyle. Then he meets his new neighbor Geum-nim, a feisty yet friendly elderly lady who runs the flower shop next door. Despite his age, Sung-chil is inexperienced and clumsy at romance so the entire town cheers him on and helps him court her. But Geum-nim's daughter Min-jung disapproves of the relationship.

Cast[edit]

Remake[edit]

A Chinese remake directed by Eric Tsang is in pre-production and is scheduled for release in China in 2017.[13]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2015 The Golden Goblet Best Film Kang Je-gyu Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Noh, Jean (23 March 2015). "Filmart 2015: Hot titles - South Korea". Screen International. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/films/index/filmsView.jsp?movieCd=20140703
  3. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (20 March 2015). "Actors reunite 45 years later to play love birds". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  4. ^ Conran, Pierce (31 March 2015). "New Films: Salut d'Amour". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  5. ^ Kim, June (7 April 2015). "In Focus: Salut d'Amour". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  6. ^ Kim, Ji-min (3 April 2015). "Review: Unorthodox love blossoms in Salute D'Amour". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  7. ^ "Star Talk: Park Geun-hyeong in Salut D'Amour". Segye via Hancinema. 31 March 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  8. ^ "Yoon Yeo-jeong, "Being an actress is selfish"". Newsis via Hancinema. 30 March 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  9. ^ Lee, Seung-mi (14 April 2015). "Youn looks back on 40-year career". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  10. ^ Choi, Veronica (13 March 2015). "Salute D'Amour Han Ji-min refers to film as gift". Get It K. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  11. ^ Yoon, Sarah (2 March 2015). "EXO's Chanyeol to star in Salute D'Amour". K-pop Herald. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  12. ^ An, So-hyoun (12 March 2015). "EXO's Chan Yeol Thanks D.O for Helping Him Prepare for Salute D′Amour". enewsWorld. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  13. ^ Kil, Sonia (June 15, 2016). "Korea's CJ Entertainment Announces China Production Lineup". Variety. Retrieved June 16, 2016.

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