Sunset in My Hometown

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Sunset in My Hometown
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Hangul변산
Hanja邊山
Revised RomanizationByeonsan
Directed byLee Joon-ik
Produced byKim Sung-chul
Written byKim Se-gyum
StarringPark Jung-min
Kim Go-eun
Music byBang Jun-seok
CinematographyLee Eui-tae
Edited byKim Jeong-hoon
Distributed byMegabox Plus M
Release date
  • July 4, 2018 (2018-07-04)
Running time
123 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean
Box officeUS$3.6 million[1]

Sunset in My Hometown (Hangul변산; RRByeonsan) is a 2018 South Korean drama film and the thirteenth feature film directed by Lee Joon-ik. The film stars Park Jung-min and Kim Go-eun.[2][3]

Cast[edit]

  • Park Jung-min as Hak-soo, an unsuccessful rapper in Seoul who returns to his long-abandoned hometown of Byeonsan in the countryside following a phone call from home.
  • Kim Go-eun as Sun-mi, Hak-soo's childhood classmate.
  • Jang Hang-sun as Hak-soo's father
  • Jung Kyu-soo as Sun-mi's father
  • Shin Hyun-bin as Mi-kyung
  • Go Joon as Yong-dae
    • Kang Hyun-goo as Young Yong-dae
  • Kim Jun-han as Won-joon
  • Bae Jae-ki as Sang-ryul
  • Choi Jeong-heon as Goo-bok
  • Im Seong-jae as Seok-gi
  • Andup as himself

Production[edit]

Production began in Seoul on September 11, 2017.[4] Filming wrapped in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province on November 18, 2017.[5][6]

Release[edit]

Sunset in My Hometown opened in local theaters on July 4, 2018.[3]

Reception[edit]

Yoon Min-sik of The Korea Herald praised the characters and dialogue for being charming and natural; as well as the chemistry between lead actors Park and Kim.[7] Shim Sun-ah of Yonhap News Agency praised the film for being heartwarming, inspiring and humorous.[8]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards Category Recipient Result Ref.
27th Buil Film Awards Best Music Bang Jun-seok Nominated [9]
55th Grand Bell Awards Nominated [10]
39th Blue Dragon Film Awards Pending [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sunset in My Hometown (2018)". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  2. ^ "KIM Go-eun and PARK Jung-min Head to BYEONSAN for LEE Joon-ik". Korean Film Biz Zone. August 21, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "LEE Joon-ik's SUNSET IN MY HOMETOWN to be Released in July". Korean Film Biz Zone. May 21, 2018.
  4. ^ "LEE Joon-ik's BYEONSAN Begins Shoot in Hongdae". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  5. ^ "LEE Joon-ik Wraps Present-Day Drama BYEONSAN". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  6. ^ "이준익 감독 신작 '변산' 크랭크업…내년 개봉". 연합뉴스 (in Korean). November 21, 2017.
  7. ^ "[Herald Review] 'Sunset in My Hometown,' a well-acted feel-good flick". The Korea Herald. 21 June 2018.
  8. ^ "(Movie Review) 'Sunset in My Hometown' is thoughtful, engaging fun". Yonhap News Agency. 22 June 2018.
  9. ^ "[23회 부산국제영화제] 부일영화상". Busan.com (in Korean). 20 September 2018.
  10. ^ "제55회 대종상, 각 부문 후보 공개…'공작' 12개 최다부문 노미네이트". Sports Seoul (in Korean). 21 September 2018.
  11. ^ "청룡영화상 후보 발표, '1987' 최다·'공작'도 9개부문 후보". Newsen (in Korean). November 1, 2018.

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