December 3, 2022

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SEOUL, June 27 (Yonhap) — One factor that undoubtedly catches the attention of audiences in director Lee Joon-ik’s new movie, “Sundown in My Hometown,” is actress Kim Go-eun’s transformation right into a wild and chubby nation woman.

The actress gained eight kilograms for her position as Seon-mi, protagonist Hak-soo’s high-school classmate and a public worker at a rural township workplace.

The 2 fundamental characters meet for the primary time in 10 years when Hak-soo, an unpopular rapper who leads a tricky life in Seoul, returns to his countryside hometown of Byeonsan following a telephone name from house.

“I used to be actually comfortable as a result of I have a tendency to search out nice happiness in consuming,” Kim mentioned throughout an interview with Yonhap Information Company at a restaurant in central Seoul on Wednesday. “I didn’t thoughts consuming even late at night time and getting my face swollen from consuming an excessive amount of, and I favored that.”

Kim mentioned the director by no means requested her to achieve weight however that she conceived the thought of placing on a couple of kilos as quickly as she learn the screenplay.

“Once I was learning the characters, I believed that Seon-mi wouldn’t look so fairly and that Mi-kyung, on whom Hak-soo had a crush, ought to look prettier. So I made a decision to achieve weight.”

However a painful weight loss program to return to her regular bodily state was the worth she needed to pay after filming, mentioned the actress.

“Immediately I couldn’t eat (as a lot as I wished), which made me unhappy. I had a weight loss program for 2 months, continuously asking myself such questions as ‘What am I residing for?’ and ‘Am I comfortable now?’”

A still from "Sunset in My Hometown" (Yonhap)

A nonetheless from “Sundown in My Hometown” (Yonhap)

“Sundown” marks her return to the display after she gained large reputation in and overseas for her position within the Korean drama sensation “Guardian: The Lonely and Nice God.”

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Questioned about her motive in selecting the movie, Kim mentioned she wished to heal herself whereas finishing up a much less demanding character.

“After ending ‘Guardian,’ I used to be looking for one thing that might assist heal me. I believed it will be higher if I may do some amusing and fewer demanding position, and acquired the provide to seem in ‘Sundown’ at simply the proper second.”

Seon-mi has gained an area literary award for her guide of essays titled “Sundown-mania.” As a literary author, her strains contact the hearts of many individuals.

Requested which of her strains was probably the most memorable, Kim singled out one which mentioned: “Don’t be a loser even should you can’t afford to be well-to-do.”

“I feel the nuance or that means of the road touched my coronary heart probably the most. It’s a line that I need to bear in mind for the remainder of my life.”

A still from "Sunset in My Hometown" (Yonhap)

A nonetheless from “Sundown in My Hometown” (Yonhap)