Director Of “Broker” Reveals The Reason As To Why He Casted IU As A Mother Who Abandoned Her Child

Hirokazu Koreeda, director of “Japanese Master“, will take on the challenge of directing Korean films.

Ahead of the debut of the film “Broker“, director Hirokazu Koreeda presented a casting narrative with an impressive cast.

The narrative of So Young (IU), a mother who abandoned her infant Woo Sung in the “Baby Box” on a rainy night, and brokers Sang Hyun (Song Kang Ho) and Dong Soo (Kang Dong Won) who offered to locate the perfect person to keep the baby, is told in the film “Broker“.

Hirokazu Koreeda, the film’s director, opened up about why he cast IU as a mother who abandoned her child in a baby box.

It was really surprising that she could execute an unlimited amount of restrained acting throughout the drama“, said director Hirokazu Koreeda, who became interested in IU after seeing the tvN drama “My Mister“.

So Young is a heavy and not-so-bright character in “Broker“, and coach Hirokazu Koreeda appears to be convinced that IU can play it effectively.

Song Kang Ho, who portrayed one of the brokers, was also named by director Hirokazu Koreeda.

Director Hirokazu Koreeda revealed his personal admiration for Song Kang Ho, saying, “I’ve always picked Song Kang Ho when asked who I want to work with the most among Korean actors“.

“I was shocked to see a distinct performance in each take“, said director Hirokazu Koreeda, expressing his faith in actor Song Kang Ho.

After seeing the Korean film “The Brothers“, director Hirokazu Koreeda cast Kang Dong Won.

While watching actor Kang Dong Won, I desperately wanted to shoot some emotions on his wide back“, he explained, making me want to see Kang Dong Won‘s enthusiastic performance.

Director Hirokazu Koreeda wrote Bae a love letter to act as a detective in “Broker“, and the two previously collaborated in the Japanese film “The Air Doll“.

I gave Bae Doo Na 4 to 5 sheets of narrative a few years ago,” director Hirokazu Koreeda remarked, praising Bae Doo Na, saying, “The actor is a talent to fill the sensitive gap that cannot be portrayed with acting”.

On June 8, the film “Broker“, which is supposed to convey a profound message and leave an indelible impact about the baby box narrative, will be released.

Broker” is believed to be a new work by filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda, who has captivated the world with powerful storytelling and exquisite direction, as well as a cross-generational meeting of Korea’s greatest actors.



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