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Press day for Boys Don’t Cry

Lee Wan (Insoon is Pretty) and Song Chang-eui (Golden Bride) promoted their new film, Boys Don’t Cry, on October 14 at a somewhat unusual location for movie press conferences: an indoor pojangmacha (streetside food tents) in Seoul’s Cheongdam-dong neighborhood.

The film takes place in 1953 following the Korean War and two youths who lose everything and grow up quickly to survive in postwar conditions. Director Bae Hyung-joon perhaps didn’t seem the most obvious choice for the harsh realism of a wartime film — his previous film was the romantic comedy Don’t Believe Her — but he explained, “I enjoy coming-of-age films as much as I do the romantic comedy genre. Even if recent films depict adolescents in a dark, brooding way, they don’t compare to those who survived the war.”

However, he doesn’t describe his film as a re-creation of the war, but rather, “I aimed to take a look at people in adversity facing extreme conditions.”

Because of the subject of the film, the director needed his actors’ appearances to correspond to the poverty of the times, and actor Lee Wan thus slimmed down 6 kg for the role, even losing much of his muscle tone. Song Chang-eui likewise dropped 6 kg.

Boys Don’t Cry opens on November 6.

Actors Lee Wan and Song Chang-eui with director Bae Hyung-joon:



Via Asia Economy

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OMG the first pic, the first pic!

/End of shallow reaction/

Javabeans, sorry to bother you, but is there any way to turn off the Nielsen survey I get when I stop by here? I've filled it twice and either way, I'm not much used to them, or so it appears. I'm 28 and live outside the US. When they get to the where-do-you-come-from question, they politely say I'm not their intended target. Eh ;) But if there's any other way I can help, let me know.

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interesting location for a press conference. Much more memorable than the usual- let's stand on a stage in the auditorium look. Lee Wan and Song Chang-eui must be so glad to be able to eat again without having to watch their weight!

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"OMG the first pic, the first pic!" *lol*

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looks like they're about to go in for the kiss in the first shot.
and his shirt coming off his shoulders... :D

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lol, slash-lovers unite?

Sere, do you get it every single time? Gah, how annoying. I've only gotten it once so i figured it wasn't very frequent -- i'll check to see if there's a way to turn it off with the ad people.

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ha ha... everyone's reacting to the first pic...
That first picture IS cute!
If they have that much chemistry on screen, it might turn into a different kind of movie.

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love Song Chang Eui since Golden Bride......for me he has a kind face......maybe a remnant feelings from watching Golden Bride? lol! as for Lee Hwan....see some of his works but to this day all I can say is love his muscles....and that's it.....

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like both actors :)
the first pic.. :D

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@Javabeans
It's quite frequent, yeah. I don't know exactly how many times I get it in one day... I could check. But don't worry. Don't go tweaking the site for me, please. I don't want to cause you troubles. Though if you knew the URL, I could block it out from my end, I think.

"lol, slash-lovers unite? "
Lol. Slashers FTW! *g*

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The first pic...OMG both of them so hawt, specially Lee Wan!!!

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bwhahaha. i had the same reaction. omg. such man love right there.
and btw. if u watch scale of providence. there's tons of man love too.
hahaha 2 hot guys plus weird moments = ......

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OMG! The first picture... ~geez..... took my breath away... *calm down calm down*.

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i just watched the movie..
it is extremely good for me...
i thing lee wan is suitable to play a tough boy..

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