Sunset in My Hometown
|Sunset in My Hometown|
|Directed by||Lee Joon-ik|
|Produced by||Kim Sung-chul|
|Written by||Kim Se-gyum|
|Music by||Bang Jun-seok|
|Edited by||Kim Jeong-hoon|
|Distributed by||Megabox Plus M|
|Box office||US$3.6 million|
- 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
Sunset in My Hometown opened in local theaters on July 4, 2018.
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. Shim Sun-ah of Yonhap News Agency praised the film for being heartwarming, inspiring and humorous.
Awards and nominations
|27th Buil Film Awards||Best Music||Bang Jun-seok||Nominated|||
|55th Grand Bell Awards||Nominated|||
|39th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Pending|||
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- "LEE Joon-ik's SUNSET IN MY HOMETOWN to be Released in July". Korean Film Biz Zone. May 21, 2018.
- "LEE Joon-ik's BYEONSAN Begins Shoot in Hongdae". Korean Film Biz Zone.
- "LEE Joon-ik Wraps Present-Day Drama BYEONSAN". Korean Film Biz Zone.
- "이준익 감독 신작 '변산' 크랭크업…내년 개봉". 연합뉴스 (in Korean). November 21, 2017.
- "[Herald Review] 'Sunset in My Hometown,' a well-acted feel-good flick". The Korea Herald. 21 June 2018.
- "(Movie Review) 'Sunset in My Hometown' is thoughtful, engaging fun". Yonhap News Agency. 22 June 2018.
- "[23회 부산국제영화제] 부일영화상". Busan.com (in Korean). 20 September 2018.
- "제55회 대종상, 각 부문 후보 공개…'공작' 12개 최다부문 노미네이트". Sports Seoul (in Korean). 21 September 2018.
- "청룡영화상 후보 발표, '1987' 최다·'공작'도 9개부문 후보". Newsen (in Korean). November 1, 2018.
- Sunset in My Hometown at HanCinema
- Sunset in My Hometown on IMDb
- Sunset in My Hometown at Naver Movies (in Korean)
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