The movie “Birthday” has surpassed 1 million moviegoers in lower than three weeks.
According to the Korean Film Council, the film surpassed 1,003,307 moviegoers on April 21 at 7 p.m. KST.
The movie is about a household who misplaced their son in the Sewol Ferry catastrophe on April 16, 2014. It reveals the story of how the remainder of his household and associates meet once more to have fun him as his birthday approaches. Together, they cherish and reminisce about all of their reminiscences with him.
After premiering on April 3, “Birthday” achieved a CGV Golden Egg rating of 96% and obtained plenty of optimistic evaluations, permitting it to high field workplace charts in merely six days. Despite the discharge of many new motion pictures, it has maintained its rank for 2 weeks and continues to be the one movie launched in April to surpass 1 million moviegoers.
The success of the movie isn’t solely as a result of optimistic evaluations and phrase of mouth, but additionally as a result of its attraction to a large viewers. While some folks have been afraid that the film could be too unhappy, viewers took to social media to share, “(It is) a narrative for all of us,” “A film that makes me consider my household,” and “A movie that each provides and receives consolation.” Schools, households, and native organizations organized particular occasions to observe the film collectively, making the movie all-the-more significant.
To present their appreciation for followers, director Lee Jong Eon and actors of the movie personally wrote and signed thanks messages.
Kim Bo Min wrote, “Please don’t forget April 16, in addition to ‘Birthday.’” Yoon Chan Young penned, “‘Birthday,’ which turns into extra priceless as we come collectively,” whereas Kim Soo Jin wrote, “Everyone, please turn out to be the pleasant next-door neighbor!” Tang Joon Sang signed, “Thank you to the viewers who joined us in ‘Birthday’ in April.” Kwon Sohyun wrote, “Thank you for being courageous like Eun Bin.” Lastly, director Lee Jong Eon wrote, “Forever collectively in our hearts!”
In addition, South Korea’s Prime Minister Lee Nak Yeon took to social media to describe “Birthday” as “a creation that calmly but delicately attracts the on a regular basis lives of households.” Another South Korean politician Yoo Eun Hye really helpful the movie, stating, “Although it’s unhappy, this movie showcases a heat assembly that may transfer your coronary heart. I hope we’ll discover the time to consolation each other.”
Check out a trailer for the movie beneath.
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