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1970s folk film announces cast

Korean actors Kim Yun-seok, Jung Woo (Kim Jung-gook), Kim Hee-ae and Han Hyo-joo have been confirmed as the stars of Kim Hyun-seok’s latest movie “C’est Si Bon,” according to its distributor CJ Entertainment yesterday.

C’est Si Bon was the name of a popular music lounge located in Mugyo-dong in central Seoul in the 1970s and ’80s, famous for its live performances. The legendary folk duo Twin Folio got its start there.

The movie will depict the story behind the foundation of Twin Folio, and will involve a love story around the group’s muse, played by Han Hyo-joo when she is young and by Kim Hee-ae a couple of decades later.

The movie is also adding a third, fictional member to the group, who will be played by Jung Woo as a young man and by Kim Yun-seok 20 years later.

Director Kim Hyun-seok most recently made the time-traveling thriller “11 A.M.” (2013). He is best known for the romantic-comedy “Cyrano Agency” (2010) and the Joseon-era sports film “YMCA Baseball Team” (2002).

By Jin Eun-soo, contributing writer

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