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Kdrama and Film Glossary

  A Aegyo the act of behaving overly cute and innocent to charm the audience/fans. Male and female behave in this manner and the behaviour often involves an affected high-pitched voice, child-like phrasing, and the oppa-pout-wiggle. Ahgasshi the term used to address a young unmarried lady. Also used by a woman to address her husband’s younger unmarried sister. Ahjumma the term used to address a …

Men trust God by risking rejection, women trust God by waiting!

There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison Jane Austen, Persuasion oh! … brief A former boxer, Cheol Min (Marcelino), is barely scraping by with a few part-time jobs so he starts a new one as a parking attendant. One day he meets Jeong Hwa, a young woman when she unexpectedly sits herself down next …

It’s hard being left behind .. it’s hard being the one who stays!

I’ve learned that waiting is the most difficult bit, and I want to get used to the feeling, knowing that you’re with me, even when you’re not by my side Paulo Coelho, Eleven minutes oh! … background This short film was part of the Beautiful 2014 project showcased at the Hong Kong Film Festival in March 2014. Awaiting is one of four short films. The other short films were The …

Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies …

Loss is like a wind, it either carries you to a new destination or it traps you in an ocean of stagnation. You must quickly learn how to navigate the sail, for stagnation is death Val Uchendu oh! … brief Joon-ki, a charming, friendly and exceptionally handsome PE teacher at an all girls high school is popular with the students, but, he gets pulled into …

The cover up always causes trouble!

It isn’t the original scandal that gets people in the most trouble – it’s the attempted cover-up! Tom Petri oh! … brief Kang Sung-jin, husband to a deaf and mute Song Jeong-sook, father to a crippled son, long-time friend to a local journalist, and a police officer with an upstanding reputation, struggles to get by on his minuscule wage while meeting the demands of his …

A conman like you knows what love is?

It is the fool who thinks he cannot be fooled Joey Skaggs oh! … brief A con man using the alias “Count Fujiwara” employs the services of a pickpocket called Sook-hee to help him in his latest con, stealing the wealth of a Japanese heiress, Lady Hideko. Sook-hee using the name Tamako enters the employment of Lady Hideko, but as the two spend time together …

They act like animals, but, animals don’t know sin, do they?

Survival was her only hope, success her only revenge Helen Bobat oh! … background Loosely based on historical figures of the newly formed Joseon dynasty, this film depicts the downfall of a fictional general loyal to King Taejo. King Taejo was known as Taejo of Joseon (27 October 1335 – 24 May 1408) was the founder and the first king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea reigning from 1392 to 1398. …