Korean feminist film “Kim Ji Young, Born 1982” will be available on Viu

This is a press release.

Kim Ji Young, Born 1982 is a movie adaptation of the controversial South Korean best-selling novel that tackles the inherent sexism in today’s society.

Kim Ji Young Born 1982 poster

Kim Ji Young is a story about an ordinary housewife who toils over her child and husband day in and day out. When she falls into postpartum depression, her supportive husband encourages her to seek help.

In her conversations with her psychiatrist, they show that gender roles that are so rooted in our society. Kim Ji Young is the embodiment of every woman—daughter, wife, mother, friend, and colleague—who goes through the same hurdles.

| READ ALSO: Kim Ji Young, Born 1982: Through the Lens of an Ordinary Woman

The movie’s director didn’t focus on a pessimistic approach to telling the story. “I wanted to send a hopeful message to all Kim Ji Youngs in 2019,” Kim Do Yeong said in an interview, “that they are living in a better world than Ji Young’s mother, and their children will be as well.”

The movie stars Jung Yu Mi and Gong Yoo, who worked together before in Silenced and Train to Busan.

You can watch “Kim Ji Young, Born 1982” on Viu, the go-to streaming platform for the latest Korean and Asian dramas and variety shows. The Viu app is available for FREE on the PlayStore and AppStore, or access it on your browser at www.viu.com. The South Korean feminist movie will be available to Viu Premium subscribers beginning April 3 at 11pm.

You can get your Viu Premium subscription for as low as Php29 for three days. Upgrade to Premium through in-app purchase or credit card.

If you prefer charging your subscription to your mobile load, you can upgrade via Globe. For online shoppers, subscriptions are also available on Lazada and Shopee.

To stay updated with the latest Korean dramas and movies, follow Viu Philippines on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Bea Mandachttp://youonlylutzonce.wordpress.com/
Bea was introduced to the world of Korean culture through Full House, Jewel in the Palace, BoA, and TVXQ. She is also a fan of J-Pop, figure skating, and tennis. When not in her day job, she likes to be alone in her room or in a café with her pen and paper, or a laptop. She co-runs a figure skating blog with fellow KStreet contributor Clara. You can reach her on Twitter.

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