A sequel to the 2001 hit romantic-comedy "My Sassy Girl" - Cha Tae-hyun returns to reprise his role as Gyun-woo together with Victoria (member of South Korean girl group f(x)) as the new ‘sassy girl’.
Gyun-woo (Cha Tae-hyun) is having difficulty forgetting the sassy girl. One day he reunites with his childhood sweetheart (Victoria Song), an elementary school classmate from China who was often teased about her broken Korean. Gyun-woo marry her and goes through a honeymoon which no man would ever dream of.
Movie Details and Casts
Starring : Cha Tae-hyun, Victoria Song
Directed by : Jo Geun-sik
Genre : Romantic-Comedy
Run-time : 100-mins
Rating : PG (no consumer advice)
Born in 1968. Graduated from Seoul Institute of the Arts and KAFA majoring in film-directing.
1998 <Wanna be> short film
2002 <Conduct Zero> Starring Ryoo Seung‑bum,
Box office: 9.837 million USD
2006 <Once In a Summer> Starring Lee Byung‑hun
Box office: 1.593 million USD
CHA TAE-HYUN as GYUN-WOO
Cha Tae-hyun (born March 25, 1976) is a South Korean actor and singer. Internationally, he is best known for his lead roles in the box-office hit comedies My Sassy Girl (2001) and Scandal Makers (2008).
2001 <My Sassy Girl>
2002 <Lovers' Concerto>
2004 <Two Guys>
2007 <Highway Star>
2008 <Scandal Makers>
2010 <Hello Ghost>
2012 <The Grand Heist>
2014 <Slow Video>
VICTORIA SONG as XING XING
Song Qian (Chinese: 宋茜, Hangul: 송치엔; born February 2, 1987), better known as Victoria Song or mononymously as Victoria, is a Chinese singer, dancer, actress and model. Over the years, Victoria has been active in various Korean and Chinese entertainment outlets.
Following her debut with the South Korean girl group f(x), Victoria gained fame as part of a virtual couple with Nichkhun in We Got Married Season 2, as well as being a cast member of KBS's Invincible Youth. She won the Popularity Award at the MBC Entertainment Awards. She also began to take up acting in China, playing lead roles in dramas such as When Love Walked In and My New Sassy Girl, and won the Best New Actress Award at the China National Drama Awards.
Victoria is very popular in China, with more than 18 million followers on Weibo, ranking fourth most followed K-pop celebrity as of April 2015. She was ranked 80 on The 2013 Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces and first on Sohu's 2011 Entertainment World's 50 Most Beautiful People. In 2014, she won the "2014 Goddess of Asia" poll with 579,298 votes. She was also named one of the top ten most popular celebrities on Baidu, ranking at 7.
The sequel rely on the success of My Sassey Girl in 2001, but came short of plot in the movie. The original was funny, comic driven and has a emotional component into it. The new movie is a combined production of Korea and China. With a much bigger China market, the movie hope to capture a large audience who still have memories of the 2001 movie.
Mandarin dialogue are spoken and have been some focus of comedy targeting at the China audience. The beautiful countryside of China does help us to appreciate the beautiful scenery of rural China with China minority race dressed in their traditional colourful costume. An attempt to bring Chinese culture into the movie.
The movie is currently is showing in cinema near you.