Sol Kyung-Gu and Jeon Do-Yeon are cast in movie “Birthday” (working and literal title). The movie is directed by first time film director Lee Jong-Eon. Lee Jong-Eon has worked under Lee Chang-Dong for his films “Poetry” (assistant director) and “Secret Sunshine” (screenplay assistant), as well Lee Chang-Dong produced film “A Brand New Life” (assistant director). For Sol Kyung-Gu and Jeon Do-Yeon they last worked together in 2001 film “I Wish I Had a Wife.” Movie “Birthday” will deal with a husband and wife who deal with the loss of their son. The script incorporates the real life tragedy of the MV Sewol ferry disaster.
Filming for “Birthday” will begin April, 2018.