Twitter Indonesia recently announced a list of the most popular 2022 Korean movies that have become hot conversations on Indonesian twitter channels. Number one is Broker, which received a 12-minute standing ovation at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
Korean movies have always been a favorite of many people. Twitter Indonesia recently announced a list of the most popular 2022 Korean movies that have become hot conversations on Indonesian twitter channels. Number one is Broker, which received a 12-minute standing ovation at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
Another Korean movie 2022 in the spotlight marks Kim Woo Bin’s comeback after recovering from nasopharyngeal cancer. Shin Min Ah’s boyfriend was reunited with Kim Tae Ri and Ryu Jun Yeol in the action sci-fi movie Alienoid.
One of the Korean films 2022 even marks actor Lee Jung Jae’s debut as a director. Curious about the list of the most talked about 2022 Korean movies on Twitter?
Here’s the synopsis and the cast.
Korean movie Broker tells the story of Sang-hyeon (Song Kang-ho), a laundry service owner who also volunteers at a nearby church. He is friends with Dong-soo (Gang Dong-won) who also works at the church.
The church where they work has a baby box, a small space where parents can leave their babies anonymously. Sang-hyeon occasionally steals the baby from the baby box with the help of Dong-soo who erases the church’s CCTV footage to eliminate the trail.
They then find the baby new parents and make special arrangements with the parents who want to adopt the baby. Sang-hyeon also called himself a broker with good intentions.
One day, a baby is placed into a baby box by a young mother named So-young (IU). Sang-hyeon went back into action to offer the baby to prospective parents.
However, So-young came back and found out that her infant son was missing from the box. She finally learned that Sang-hyeon and Dong-soo had taken the baby.
After deliberating, So-young finally decides to find new parents for the baby with the help of Sang-hyeon and Dong-soo. They also engaged in a journey of interviewing potential parents for the baby.
At its premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Broker broke the record for the longest standing ovation for a South Korean film. The movie received a standing ovation for up to 12 minutes, beating Thirst (2009).
Korean movie The Roundup is a sequel to the 2017 hit movie “The Outlaws” in which Don Lee (aka Ma Dong Seok) plays a tough guy cop, nicknamed the beast cop.
4 years have passed since Detective Ma Suk-Do (Ma Dong Seok) wiped out Jang Chen and his group in The Outlaws season one. Later, Ma Seok Do and his team members received a mission to bring the suspect, who fled to Vietnam, back to South Korea.
Detective Ma Seok Do along with Captain Jeon Il-man and his team head to Vietnam to extradite Kang Hae Sang (Son Seok Gu). However, soon after her arrival, she discovers additional murder cases and learns about Kang Hae-sang, a ruthless killer who has been committing crimes against tourists for several years for money.
In Vietnam, they failed to catch Kang Hae Sang, who killed the only son of a Korean business tycoon. They return to Korea to pursue the killer after Kang Hae Sang smuggles himself into the country to blackmail the business tycoon.
Despite the pursuit in Korea, Kang Hae Sang escaped the police’s grasp, continuing his kidnappings and murders of Koreans.
How Detective Ma and his team prove Kang’s crimes and bring him to justice is the storyline that will be highlighted in this movie. The Roundup opened to a record 467,525 viewers, which is the highest opening for a movie released in South Korea.
Korean movie Alienoid is ready to present a science fiction genre story mixed with fantasy and action in exciting fight scenes and chase action. The story gets more interesting with the time-traveling door that opens between the past and the present. In the latest Korean movie, a time-traveling door connecting the past and the modern era suddenly opens. The mysterious door connects the Taoists of Goryeo with the humans of 2022.
In the Goryeo dynasty, Taoists try to find a mysterious sword, while an alien appears on modern-day Earth and enters the human body. The opening of the time door began to create chaos that engulfed the earth. Kim Tae Ri plays a woman who is good at fighting as the main character named Lee Ahn. Meanwhile, Ryu Jun Yeol becomes a man named Mureuk from the Goryeo dynasty who is good at using swords and meets Kim Tae Ri. Mureuk was surprised to see tools from the future. Kim Woo Bin becomes a guard who faces alien prisoners who enter human bodies.
The movie Alienoid is divided into two parts. The first part will feature a present-day story that time-travels through the Goryeo era. Meanwhile, the second part of Alienoid will tell the story of a Taoist who travels through time to get a great sword.
The Korean movie Hunt takes place in the 1980s. At that time, the military dictatorship was at its peak. Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) Foreign Unit Chief Park Pyong Ho (Lee Jung Jae) and Domestic Unit Chief Kim Jung Do (Jung Woo Sung) were tasked with exposing the North Korean spy, known as Donglim.
The spy began leaking top secret intel that could jeopardize national security. This made the two units led by Park Pyong Ho and Kim Jung Do have to investigate each other.
In the midst of this tense atmosphere, Park Pyong Ho and Kim Jung Do discover the truth that leads to an attempt to attack the president of South Korea, in an unimaginable way.
Hunt is one of the Korean films premiering exclusively at the 75th Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2022. At the event, Hunt got a standing ovation from the audience for 7 minutes! It was also invited to screen at the Toronto Film Festival. Hunt will be featured at the Gala Presentations in September 2022.
The Witch: Part 2. The Other One
After the success of the movie The Witch: Part 1: The Subversion which aired in 2018. This time director Park Hoon Jung is back with The Witch: Part 2. The Other One. The Witch: Part 2. The Other One is a sequel to the film The Witch, which won many awards from various international film festivals.
This sequel presents a newcomer actress named Shin Shi Ah, who successfully passed the audition to fill the lead position out of 1,408 participants.
Following the previous story, the movie The Witch: Part 2. The Other One tells the story of a young girl, played by Shin Shi Ah. He escaped from a secret lab after being the sole survivor in an accident that left the lab destroyed.
The movie, which will show a lot of action scenes, will make the audience curious about what the purpose of the people looking for the mysterious girl is. And who eventually managed to find it.
For those of you who miss the acting of Kim Da Mi and Lee Jong Suk. You can watch them in action in this movie.
Which movies have you watched or will be on your wishlist to watch this month?