Actress Jo Eun-ji is back as the director of the movie ‘Romance Only Genre’. Actually, this is my second movie.

Jo Eun-ji, who played the role of a goalkeeper in the movie ‘The Best Moment of Our Life’.

Actress Jo Eun-ji is back as a film director. ‘Genre Romance’, released on the 17th, is Jo Eun-ji’s first feature-length commercial film.

Jo Eun-ji, who made her debut in the movie ‘Tears’ in 2000, built up her acting skills by appearing in the dramas ‘Lovers in Paris’, ‘Personal Taste’ and ‘2 Out at the end of the 9th’. He has also appeared in movies such as ‘Sweet and Bloody Lovers’ and ‘Running Man’. His representative work is ‘The Best Moment of Our Life’, which deals with the true story of female handball players at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Actress Jo Eun-ji, who attended the 2018 movie production presentation.

Jo Eun-ji, who was famous as a good actress, released the short film ‘2 Nights and 3 Days’ in 2017. ‘2 Nights and 3 Days’ received the Special Jury Prize at the 16th Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival and was recognized by film officials.

And four years later, director Jo Eun-ji took the megaphone of feature-length and commercial films. The movie ‘Genre Romance’ deals with the entangled personal life of a divorced best-selling author. Actors Ryu Seung-ryong, Oh Nara, and Kim Hee-won appeared. It was released on the 17th and is running at number 2 at the box office.

Directed by Eunji Jo News 1In an interview with ‘At first, I thought it was an offer to appear. He said he wanted to make a directing offer, so I was embarrassed.”

How did Jo Eun-ji suddenly become a film director from an actress? In an interview with the media before the movie’s release, Jo Eun-ji revealed the reason for starting film directing.

He said, “I wasn’t greedy for directing from the beginning. I started writing in my mid-20s as a breakthrough to quench the thirst I couldn’t satisfy with acting. Then I wrote about the breakup, and people around me said it would be nice to make it into a movie. The movie that came out like that was ‘2 Nights and 3 Days’,” he said.

Director Jo Eun-ji and CEO Baek Kyung-sook.

Baek Kyung-sook, the production company’s CEO, who entrusted Jo Eun-ji to direct ‘Genre Romance’, said, “Director Jo Eun-ji is a very greedy person. But it is a good desire. It seemed that goodness was transmitted to the actors as well. It was so much fun to work on.”

After the movie’s release, when favorable reviews for ‘Romance Only Genre’ continued, director Jo Eun-ji revealed his aspirations, “It’s like a dream” and “If there is a next (movie), I want to keep trying.”

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