12/20/19

Bring Me Home: A Movie Not for the Faint-Hearted with “Lee Young-Ae” is Back! [2020]

Bring Me Home is definitely not for the faint-hearted. It will keep moviegoers on the edge of their seats. The movie is full of unpredictable twists with tightly knitted script enough for viewers to want more. 

The story began when a distraught mother’s son went missing six years ago. Despite her son being gone, she never loses hope that someday she’ll be able to see him. Her husband died shockingly while hoping to follow up on their son’s potential sighting. 

The mother did not give up despite her sudden loss of her husband. One day, the news broke that a young boy resembling her son lives somewhere near the city. Hoping that she’ll get the answer she needed, the mother rushes to the place to find answers. However, things will not be easy for her. She will find herself in the midst of strange surroundings and corrupt officials covering up child abuse. Will she be able to handle all the trials come her way? That is what movie viewers will have to find out. 

Bring Me Home is shot in a dim light equipped with superb plot turns. The psychology in this film is beyond anyone can imagine. Plus the fact that the main role is portrayed by the talented Lee Young-ae.

The Stunning Casts of Bring Me Home

After 14 years of being out of the big screen, South Korean actress Lee Young-Ae is back with a bold mystery thriller about a mother in search of her lost child. 

The famous South Korean actress made her mark for her 2005 film Lady Vengeance. After more than 10 years, she is back with a vengeance as she portrays the role of a distraught mother in search of her kidnapped son. Lee’s portrayal of a distraught and desperate mother searching for her lost son is truly remarkable. 

Lee and her husband are sticking up missing boy posters every day just to know if there’s an update for their son. Her husband drives every day searching for clues about the whereabouts of their child. One day, an unknown email ends her husband’s search when he died in an unexpected accident. 

Her motivation to find her son took her determination to the next level. Upon hearing of a potential sighting, Lee did not think twice and went to the said place right away. A typical and admirable trait for any caring mother. 

The news about their son’s potential sighting takes place in a fishing community near their city. However, the place is being run by ex-convicts and criminals torturing young children like slaves. Two young boys have unclear origins, one of them resembles Lee’s lost child. The older child named Min-Su is being chained and abused by his master. 

Lee Young Ae is one of South Korea’s sweetest actresses. She played the well-known character of the enigmatic Lee Geum-Ja in Sympathy for Lady Vengeance. In 2003, she starred in the hit drama “The Jewel in the Palace” which earned local and international success. These two major roles took Lee Young Ae’s acting prowess to the next level. Based on the movie’s audience and critic’s responses, the challenge to the famous South Korean actress was well met. Her role in this upcoming film will also become one of her most challenging roles yet. 

Lee accepts the main role together with Yoo Jae-Myung. Yoo Jae-Myung plays the role of a compromised police officer. 

Enters Sgt. Hong, played by the veteran actor Yoo Jae-Myung. He plays the character of a compromised cop trying to do good by saving the abused children by their abusers. Yoo Jae-Myung is no stranger to these types of films. In 2018 alone, he starred in several drama films similar to this stunning film. Some of these films include Broker, The Drug King, Young, Feng Shui, After My Death and Golden Slumber. In 2017, Yoo Jae-Myung played four characters in films including Man-Je in Merry Christmas Mr. Mo and Detective Ko in The Chase. He also starred as a señor manager of the North Korean Ministry of People’s Security in VIP and as Kang-Sik in A Day. Both of these dramas were aired in  2017.

Also starred in Bring Me Home are Park Hae-Joon, Lee Won-Gun, Kim Lee-Kyung, and Choi Hyung. Park Hae-Joon is known for his characters in several films and dramas. These include Warriors of the Dawn and Heart Blackened in 2017. In 206, he played in the dramas Missing, Fourth Place and Unforgettable. His first drama series is Jeon Woo-Chi back in 2012. 

Lee Won-Gun is also no stranger to dark series such as this film. In 2018, he starred in two films In Between Seasons and Feng Shui. He was also part of several drama series including Jugglers in 2017, A person You May Know in 2017 and The Good Wife in 2016. 

Kim Lee-Kyung also joins the cast of this latest film… She is just starting her career in drama series and films. She was part of recently aired films and drama series. These include 12 Nights in 2018 and Unasked Family in 2019. 

Choi Hyung also joins the cast of this upcoming film. He plays the character of one of the fishermen in the village. Choi Hyung was part of several films including Tattoo in 2015. he was also part of the movie Doctor in 2013 where he played the role of a police officer. 

Bring Me Home is written and directed by Kim Seung-Woo.  He previously worked on Traces of Love in 2006 together with Kim Dae-Seung and Secret Sunshine together with Lee Chang-dong in 2017 before writing and directing this film. 

Bring Me Home has a world premiere on September 5, 2019. Its release date is November 27, 2019. The film is expected to run in 108 minutes and it is distributed by Warner Bros. Korea. The filming began on May 14, 2018, and ended on July 31, 2018. The film is a drama/mystery/thriller and its original title is Na-reul cha-ja-jwo.

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