HA Yoon-jae Makes Feature Debut with Black Comedy
New black comedy Punk
(Korean title) entered production on June 25. Featuring PARK Yong-woo
and character actress CHO Eun-ji
, this debut feature film by HA Yoon-jae
is expected to hit theaters in early 2019.
PARK will play Jae-goo, a man who is having a hard time while he struggles after borrowing money from his in-laws and opening his dream car center business in the suburbs. Things only get more complicated for him when he finds himself involved in an unexpected incident. CHO is on board as Soon-yeong, a countryside woman who went to the prestigious Seoul National University and wound up marrying Jae-goo.
Director HA Yoon-jae worked in several capacities in the film industry before making waves with his 2009 short film Promise of a Spring Day (2009), which screened at the 33rd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
received independent film support by both the Korean Film Council
in 2017 and the Gyeonggi Provincial Promotion Agency in 2018.