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Korean Movies Expected to Open January 2015

Let's Start with a Melodrama #KMovie

Snow Is on the Sea
Date: 2015-01-08

The movie is about two people down on their luck meeting and falling in love. As with many romantic melodramas, someone gets sick. So, you should expect your typical "Nicholas Sparks" but with more of a gloomy tone.

Casa Amor: Exclusive For Ladies
Date: 2015-01-08

This is one of your typical wacky and raunchy sex comedies but with two women, So, your Thelma & Louise of sex comedies? The movie is about two females getting into the sex shop business. While Casa Amor is the English title, the Korean title is "Working Girl". Not sure if Koreans get the slang meaning of that term. Maybe they are thinking of 1988 Melanie Griffith movie Working Girl?
It's Korea so you can never know!

Chronicle of a Blood Merchant

This adaptation of a Chinese novel is a about a young "good for nothing" guy trying to sell his blood in order to make enough money to get married set in the 70s of South Korean. So, it is also a wacky feel good comedy!
The Korean mega screen starlet 하지원하지원 is starring as the fiancé . 

The Cat Funeral
고양이 장례식
Date: 2015-01-15

This odd topic movie is an exploration into a failed relationship as the former couple gather for the first time to send off the pet cat they had together. So, up lifting? We seem to be getting a lot of tear jerkers this January in Korea. 

Love Forecast
오늘의 연애
Date: 2015-01-15

This is a romantic comedy about a guy who has been stuck in the friend zone with a female friend trying to finally get with her. So, it's.... Just Friends with Ryan Reynolds? 
This movie is garnering attention because it has cast two young actors who are HOT in Korean drama now!

Er Woo Dong: Unattended Flower
어우동: 주인없는 꽃
Date: 2015-01-15

This movie, which is somewhat based on historical events, is an erotic thriller set in the life of the nobility during the Korean Joseon Dynasty. You have affairs, revenge sex, and court intrigue. It would be interesting to see how this rated R movie will bring to an old story.

Gangnam 1970 /  Gangnam Blues
강남 1970
Date: 2015-01-21

This is movie is set in the mob world in 70s South Korea. You have two orphans who end up on two other sides of a land development deal organizes by the Korean mob. Thus, it is Once Upon a Time in America but with more action and blood!
The Outsider: A Destitute Life
따라지 : 하류인생
Date: 2015-01-29
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