A new Korean movie, "The Servant," will be released at the Consolidated Ward 16 Honolulu and Maui Mall Megaplex in Kahului on Friday. The movie puts a twist on an old folklore love story between Chungyhang and Mong-lyong.
The film stars Joo Hyuk Kim ("My Wife Got Married" and "Blue Swallow") and Seung Bum Ryu ("Arahan," "Bloody Tie" and "Dachimawa Lee").
The film contains nudity and strong sexual content.
THIS WEEK’S SYNOPSES
Tonight, 6:45 p.m.: Ji-won finds out he’s been fooled by Jin-su, takes him to a boxing gym and gives him a good beating. Ji-won accuses Jin-su and Eun-young of having feelings for each other, but Eun-young adamantly denies it. Jin-su takes Seung-yeon to Jeju to attend a funeral.
Tonight, 7:45 p.m.: Eun-young ends up in the hospital after falling in the shower. Jin-su and Seung-yeon have fun doing research for Jin-su’s book. Ji-won comes to Jeju when he hears Eun-young’s been hurt. Eun-young plans a surprise TV interview for Jin-su upon their return to Seoul.
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Ji-yong finally shows Sung-jae her house and how she’s been living. After a heart-to-heart, they decide to leave each other alone. Ha-yong gives Ki-hoon a marriage contract after their families meet. Ki-hoon can’t accept the contract. Meanwhile, Yong-sil’s so happy about Ki-hoon’s wedding that she calls everyone to share the good news. Ji-yong starts taking lessons to be a food stylist.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ki-hoon is even more troubled by Ha-yong’s marriage contract after having dinner with her father. Sung-jae offers to watch Joon-seo while Mee-jin works late. However, she’s upset when she finds that Sung-jae has stepped out to talk to Ji-yong. Sung-jae’s aunt passes away, but asks for Ji-yong before she does. Mee-jin gets increasingly more upset.
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Taesung jumps in the ocean to save Masaru but someone attacks him. Taesung fights back and comes back up to the ship. Mr. Kwak hears about the other Taesung (Gunwook) at the orphanage and searches for more information about him. Jaein’s phone rings and Taesung ends up answering her phone.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Jaein and Taesung fight over the glass mask. Taesung calls Gunwook and demands that he pick him up. Taesung drinks Jaein’s soju and Gunwook watches the two of them from far away. Monet asks Terra if it is true that her mom is planning to send her away to America to separate her from Gunwook. Terra pretends to not know anything about it and Monet is mad at her reaction.
"LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL"
Friday at 7:45 p.m.: Taeseop moves out of the house and into his own studio. Grandma tells him how nice it would have been if he were moving out with a wife. Minjae packs a bundle of food for him to share with Gyungsu. Minjae sets up a blind date for Hoseop with a reporter, but Hoseop refuses to go.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Yeonju slips in her high heels and falls down in front of Hoseop, who tells her he can’t understand why women wear such uncomfortable shoes. Taeseop prepares dinner for Gyungsu at his new place. Gyungsu teases him that Taeseop is calling Minjae "mom" now.
Jeff Chung is the general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles in Hawaii. He can be reached at 521-8066 or email@example.com.