Moon So Ri


Moon So-ri(born July 2, 1974) is a South Korean actress, film director and screenwriter . She is best known for her acclaimed leading roles inOasis(2002) andA Good Lawyer's Wife(2003).

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  • by TaekYon.Kim  -  July 9, 2018 08:11 AM

    Park Hyung Sik and Moon So Ri will be the leading actors of a new movie titled …

     Moon Sori and Park Hyung-sik were cast in the movie "Jury", CGV Art House announced on September 9. 'Jury members' is a work that reconstructed the actual case of the public participation trial which was first introduced in Korea in 2008. It is a story that ordinary people who become j…

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  • by laplace  -  May 29, 2017 01:22 AM

    new stills for the Korean movie 'The Mayor'

    Added new stills for the upcoming Korean movie"The Mayor"(2016)Directed byPark In-jeWithChoi Min-sik,Kwak Do-won,Shim Eun-kyung,Moon So-ri,Ra Mi-ran,Ryu Hye-young,...Also known as "Special Citizen"Crank in : 2016/04/28SynopsisA movie about the hidden side of politics through a ma…

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 Moon So Ri's Career

andTo the Spring Mountainbefore finding fame as a leading actress. Her first film role was in Lee Chang-dong 's acclaimedPeppermint Candy, however her acting skills were not really showcased until she appeared in her second filmOasis, also by Lee Chang-dong.Her powerful portrayal of a woman with cerebral palsy earned her strong praise as well as the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Emerging Actor or Actress at the 2002 Venice Film Festival (Moon is only the second Korean to win a prize there, after Kang Soo-yeon in 1985 forThe Surrogate Woman).She was also named Best Actress at the 2003 Seattle International Film Festival .

A Good Lawyer's Wife. A 180-degree turn from her previous screen image, this film featured her as a free thinking woman in a decaying marriage who starts an affair with the teenage boy next door. This film was also invited to the Venice Film Festival , and she later won the Best Actress award from the Stockholm International Film Festival . Similar to the case withOasis, Best Actress honors at many domestic awards ceremonies followed.

, an introspective relationship drama about a woman who embarks on a new relationship after being dumped by her long-time boyfriend.Also from 2005,Bravo, My Life!saw her return to the historical era of the late 70s/early 80s in a family drama set against the political upheaval of those times.

She then narratedMy Heart Is Not Broken Yet, a documentary on Song Sin-do and her decade-long lawsuit against the Japanese government for an official apology towards her fellow comfort women .

Fly, Penguinin 2009.


Ha Ha Hawon the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival .

The Pitmen Painters.

That same year, Moon joined Konkuk University 's Faculty of Arts as a professor of film studies .

which was headlined by French actress Isabelle Huppert , of whom Moon is a fan.

that looked at Korean modern history through the checkered past and exorcism -based imagination of a shaman .Another Hong Sang-soo feature,Hill of Freedom, followed.

; this was the first time Moon had been involved in variety programming.

It premiered at the 19th Busan International Film Festival , where she also co-hosted the opening ceremony with Ken Watanabe .Along with two other short filmsThe Running Actressand

The following year, she was invited to the Venice International Film Festival , where she became the first South Korean actor to serve as a juror on the Orizzonti section.

In 2018, Moon starred in the Korean film adaptation of the Japanese manga seriesLittle Forest, playing the main character ( Kim Tae-ri )'s mom.

and school bullying dramaI Want to See Your Parents' Face,Moon also voicedThe Underdog, which was directed byLeafie, A Hen into the Wilddirector.

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 Moon So Ri's Personal life

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 Moon So Ri's Filmography


As actress

1998 The Power Of Love Short film
1999 Peppermint Candy Sunim
2000 Black Cut Short film
2001 To the Spring Mountain Short film
2001 Plan 19 From Outer Space Short film
2002 Oasis Han Gong-ju
2003 A Good Lawyer's Wife Eun Ho-jung
2004 The President's Barber Kim Min-ja
2005 Bravo, My Life! Kim Mal-soon
2005 Sa-kwa Hyun-jung
2005 The Nine Lives of Korean Cinema Documentary
2006 Bewitching Attraction Cho Eun-sook
2006 Family Ties Lee Mi-ra
2007 My Heart Is Not Broken Yet Narrator Documentary
2008 Forever the Moment Han Mi-sook
2009 Like You Know It All Jecheon - Seoul woman Voice, cameo
2009 Take Action, Now or Never! Short film
2009 Fly, Penguin Song Hee-jung
2009 The End Short film
2010 A Little Pond Refugee Cameo
2010 Ha Ha Ha Wang Seong-ok
2010 The Housemaid Obstetrician Cameo
2011 Leafie, A Hen into the Wild Leafie / Yipsak / Sprout / Dais Voice
2011 Ari Ari the Korean Cinema Documentary
2012 In Another Country Geum-hee
2013 An Ethics Lesson Kim Sun-hwa
2013 The Spy: Undercover Operation Young-hee
2014 Venus Talk Jo Mi-yeon
2014 Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits Kim Geum-hwa (middle age) Documentary
2014 Hill of Freedom Young-sun
2014 The Actress So-ri Short film
2014 Phantoms of the Archive Short film
2015 The Running Actress So-ri Short film
2015 The Best Director So-ri Short film
2015 Accompany Short film
2015 Love and... Hospital janitor
2016 The Handmaiden Hideko's aunt Cameo
2016 Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned Dr. Min Cameo
2017 The Mayor Jung Jae-yi
2017 The Running Actress So-ri
2017 1987: When the Day Comes Woman on the P.A system Voice only
2018 Little Forest Hye-won's mother
2018 The Underdog
2018 Good Day
2019 The Juror
TBA I Want to Know Your Parents

As director and screenwriter

2014 The Actress 19th Busan International Film Festival- Short Film Showcase
2015 The Running Actress Jeonju International Film Festival- Korea Cinemascape for Shorts
2015 The Best Director 20th Busan International Film Festival- Short Film Showcase
2017 The Running Actress

Television series

2007 The Legend Seo Ki-ha MBC
2008-2009 All About My Family Lee Hwang MBC
2013 Drama Festival - The Murder Jeong-boon MBC
2016 Ahn Jin-joo SBS
2018 Oh Se-hwa JTBC

Talk show host

2014 Magic Eye SBS

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 Moon So Ri's Theater

2006 Sad Play
2006 The Weir
2010 The Pitmen Painters

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 Moon So Ri's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2002 59th Venice International Film Festival OasisWon
23rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New ActressWon
10th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best ActressWon
22nd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best ActressWon
1st Korean Film Awards Best New ActressWon
Best ActressWon
5th Director's Cut Awards Best New ActressWon
3rd Women in Film Korea Awards Best ActressWon
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism : Okgwan Order of Culture MeritN/AN/AAwarded
2003 29th Seattle International Film Festival OasisWon
13th Stockholm International Film Festival A Good Lawyer's WifeWon
4th Busan Film Critics Awards Won
11th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best ActressWon
2nd Korean Film Awards Best ActressWon
4th Women in Film Korea Awards Best ActressWon
6th Director's Cut Awards Best ActressWon
24th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActressNominated
2004 41st Grand Bell Awards Won
1st Max Movie Awards Best ActressWon
1st University Film Festival of Korea Best ActressWon
2006 47th Thessaloniki Film Festival Family TiesWon
2008 2008 MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress All About My FamilyWon
29th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActressForever the MomentNominated
16th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best ActressNominated
2010 19th Buil Film Awards Best ActressHa Ha HaWon
8th Korean Film Awards Best ActressNominated
2012 21st Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actress In Another CountryNominated
2015 2nd Wildflower Film Awards Best Actress Hill of FreedomNominated
2016 Venice International Film Festival N/AWon
2017 11th Asian Film Awards The HandmaidenWon
1st The Seoul Awards Best Actress (Film)The Running ActressNominated
5th Marie Claire Asia Star Awards Special AwardWon
38th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActressNominated
Best New DirectorNominated
54th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress The MayorNominated
2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards The Running ActressNominated
23rd Chunsa Film Art Awards Nominated

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 Moon So Ri's References

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  2. "Black Cut". IndieStory. Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  3. "To the Spring Mountain". IndieStory. Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  4. Sato, Yuko (12 October 2009). "Interview: Actress Moon So-ri". Inter-x-cross Creative Center. Archived from the original on 5 June 2013. 
  5. "Moon So-ri (Group) Interview". Hangul Celluloid. 4 April 2013. 
  6. Paquet, Darcy. "Actors and Actresses in Korean Cinema: Moon So-ri". Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  7. "'Barber' Gives Nation's History a Slight Trim". The Korea Times. 6 May 2004. 
  8. Yang, Sung-jin (26 September 2008). "Moon So-ri returns to her salad days". The Korea Herald. 
  9. "Bravo My Life: Press Kit" (PDF). M-Line Distribution. Retrieved 26 July 2012. [permanent dead link]
  10. Kim, Tae-jong (14 March 2006). "Award-Winning Actress Moon So-ri Thrives on Risks and Versatility". The Korea Times via Hancinema. 
  11. "'Family' Plays by Its Own Wonderful Rules". The Korea Times. 18 May 2006. 
  12. Lee, Hyo-won (7 August 2007). "Yonsama's New Drama to Air on TV in September". The Korea Times. 
  13. Sa, Eun-young (11 September 2007). "Yonsama's Drama Hits TV Screens". The Korea Times. 
  14. "Tae Wang Sa Shin Gi 6 Interviews". Josei Jishin via bb's ramblings. 24 June 2008. 
  15. Hayashi, Rumi (14 July 2008). "The Bond between BYJ and Four Gods: Inside Story Revealed by the Co-stars of TWSSG". Aera via bb's ramblings. 
  16. "My Heart Is Not Broken Yet". IndieStory. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  17. Lee, Hyo-won (18 March 2009). "Comfort Woman Film Touches Japan". The Korea Times. 
  18. Lee Hoo-nam, Lee Eun-joo (16 January 2008). "Movie captures Athens Olympics handball drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 27 January 2013. 
  19. Kim, Sam (16 January 2008). "S. Korea's Olympic handball players rallied by hit movie about their athletic struggles". Yonhap. 
  20. "Handball "Sleeper" Tops Box Office for Third Week". The Chosun Ilbo. 30 January 2008. 
  21. "All About My Family". MBC Global Media. Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
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  23. Kim, Su-yeon (1 November 2009). "New Films". Korean Film Biz Zone. 
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  25. 환경영화의 이모저모, 그 두 번째 이야기. Korea Green Foundation (in Korean). 24 June 2009. 
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  27. "The End". Busan International Film Festival. Retrieved 26 July 2012. [permanent dead link]
  28. "The End: The Linear Version (Movie Trailer)". PKM Gallery. Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  29. Lee Hoo-nam, Ben Applegate (2 April 2010). "60 years later, filmmakers remember". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 10 July 2012. 
  30. Noh, Jean (5 June 2009). "Moon to star in Hong Sang-soo's next film". Screen International. 
  31. Yi, Chang-ho (12 June 2009). "HONG Sangsoo casts MOON So-ri". Korean Film Biz Zone. 
  32. Lee, Ji-hye (26 April 2010). "Hong Sang-soo's jolliness peaks in Hahaha - Part 1". 10Asia. 
  33. Lee, Ji-hye (26 April 2010). "Hong Sang-soo's jolliness peaks in Hahaha - Part 2". 10Asia. 
  34. Cho, Jae-eun (4 June 2010). "Hong Sang-soo finally lets his characters have a laugh". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. 
  35. 인터뷰: 연극무대 서는 배우 문소리. Yonhap via Daum (in Korean). 3 February 2006. 
  36. 친절한 제목이 부끄럽지 않은 (슬픈 연극). OhmyNews (in Korean). 16 February 2006. 
  37. 돌아온 "연극파 배우" 연극배우 권해효, 문소리. (in Korean). 3 May 2010. 
  38. Kim, Kyu Hyun. "Leafie, A Hen into the Wild". Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
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  40. Song, Ho-jin (8 August 2011). "Leafie to become first S.Korean animation to top 1M viewers". The Hankyoreh. 
  41. Lee, Hyo-won (22 November 2011). "Finecut Sells Animated Leafie to U.S., U.K., Australia". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  42. 배우 문소리씨 예술학부 영화전공 초빙교수로. Konkuk University (in Korean). 6 March 2011. 
  43. Jung, Han-seok (16 May 2012). "Korean Films at Cannes 2012 - In Another Country". Korea Cinema Today. 
  44. Lee, Hyo-won (29 May 2011). "Meeting of two maestri: Isabelle Huppert, Lee discuss cinema in Seoul". The Korea Times. 
  45. Park, Eun-jee (15 February 2013). "Crime thriller delves into the fissures resentment leaves behind". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 19 February 2013. 
  46. Park, So-jung (10 February 2010). "Sul Kyung-gu, Moon Sori, Daniel Henney cast in film Mister K". 10Asia. 
  47. Frater, Patrick (29 February 2012). "Lee OK for Mr K". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 2 June 2012. 
  48. Tae, Sang-joon (6 August 2013). "THE SPY: UNDERCOVER OPERATION Press Conference Was Held". Korean Film Biz Zone. 
  49. Sunwoo, Carla (30 August 2013). "Daniel Henney returns as hot spy". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  50. Tae, Sang-joon (2 August 2013). "THE LAW OF PLEASURES Begins Filming: MOON So-ri, CHO Min-soo and UHM Jung-hwa Star in Korean SEX AND THE CITY". Korean Film Biz Zone. 
  51. Tae, Sang-joon (29 July 2013). "PARK Chan-kyong Comes Back with MANSHIN: TEN THOUSAND SPIRITS". Korean Film Biz Zone. 
  52. "Film Review: 'Hill of Freedom'". Variety. 2 September 2014. 
  53. Hong, Grace Danbi (2 April 2014). "Lee Hyori and Moon Sori to Host SBS' New Variety Program". enewsWorld. 
  54. Kim, Hee-eun (3 April 2014). "Lee Hyo-ri to present Magic Eye". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  55. Kim, Nemo (2 October 2014). "BUSAN: Korean Thesp Moon So-ri Hopes Toddler Daughter Doesn't Go Into Acting". Variety. 
  56. Lee, Hyo-won (19 August 2014). "Ken Watanabe to Host 2014 Busan Film Festival Opening Ceremony". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  57. "MOON So-ri with her film debut THE RUNNING ACTRESS". Korean Film Biz Zone. 12 September 2017. 
  58. "In Directorial Debut, Moon So-ri Finds It's Tougher on Other Side of Lens". The Chosun Ilbo. 1 September 2017. 
  59. Jin, Min-ji (17 July 2015). "Moon So-ri to judge at Swiss film fest". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  60. "Moon So-ri becomes first S. Korean actress on jury at Locarno". K-pop Herald. 7 August 2015. 
  61. "MOON So-ri to Serve on Venice's Orizzonti Jury". Korean Film Biz Zone. 3 August 2016. 
  62. "(Movie Review) 'The Mayor' tells why we should vote". Yonhap News Agency. 22 April 2017. 
  63. "MOON So-ri Joins KIM Tae-ri in LITTLE FOREST". Korean Film Biz Zone. 6 January 2017. 
  64. "MOON So-ri and PARK Hae-il Cast in ZHANG Lu's GOOD DAY". Korean Film Biz Zone. 28 February 2017. 
  65. "MOON So-ri to Preside Over THE JUROR". Korean Film Biz Zone. 2 June 2017. 
  66. "THE JURORS Is in Session with MOON So-ri and PARK Hyung-sik". Korean Film Biz Zone. 23 July 2018. 
  67. "SUL Kyung-gu, OH Dal-su, CHUN Woo-hee, MOON So-ri Enter School Bullying Drama". Korean Film Biz Zone. 23 June 2017. 
  68. "LEAFIE Director Returns with THE UNDERDOG". Korean Film Biz Zone. 14 January 2016. 
  69. "Actress Moon So-ri, Cover Model for Aera". The Chosun Ilbo. 16 July 2004. Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. 
  70. "Actress, Director to Wed on Christmas Eve". The Chosun Ilbo. 1 December 2006. 
  71. 문소리-장준환 커플, 결혼식 사진 공개. Star News via Daum (in Korean). 24 December 2006. 
  72. 문소리, 수줍은 신부의 미소. JoyNews24 via Daum (in Korean). 24 December 2006. 
  73. 배우 문소리 결혼 4년만에 임신. (in Korean). 5 June 2010. 
  74. "Moon So-ri has miscarriage". Hancinema. 12 July 2010. 
  75. 15주년 여배우 특집-문소리: 명예롭다 [15th Anniversary Featured Actress - Moon So-ri: Feeling Honored]. Vogue Korea (in Korean). August 2011. 
  76. 문소리, 결혼 5년 만에 첫 딸 출산. Y-Star (in Korean). 5 August 2011. Archived from the original on 20 April 2014. 
  77. "ZHANG Lu's LOVE IN THE ERA OF FILM Begins Production". Korean Film Biz Zone. 9 April 2015. 
  78. "[Herald Interview] Now a director and scriptwriter, actress Moon So-ri speaks about her film". The Korea Herald. September 6, 2017. 
  79. "Moon So-ri to star in "The Legend of the Blue Sea" as Daechi-dong madam". Hancinema. Newsen. 8 August 2016. 
  80. "Moon So-ri to Star in Medical Drama "Life"". Hancinema. Sports Khan. 20 March 2018. 
  81. "MOON SO RI Awards". C-jes Official Website. Retrieved 25 February 2018. 
  82. "'Oasis' Secures Venice Film Awards". The Chosun Ilbo. 9 September 2002. 
  83. "Moon Shines in French Cinemas". The Chosun Ilbo. 14 November 2003. 
  84. "'Schultze' gets awards from Stockholm". Variety. 24 November 2003. 
  85. "Film Awards Ceremonies in Korea". Korean Film. Retrieved 25 January 2018. 
  86. "Korean Films Honored at Dajong Film Festival". The Chosun Ilbo. 6 June 2004. 
  87. "Korean film picks up Golden Alexander at Thessaloniki". Screen Daily. 27 November 2006. 
  88. "Moon So-ri Wins Award at Venice Film Fest". The Chosun Ilbo. 7 September 2016. 
  89. "Iranian movie "The Salesman" among big winners at Asian Film Awards". CNN. 22 March 2017. 
  90. "제54회 백상예술대상, TV·영화 각 부문별 수상 후보자 공개". JTBC (in Korean). 6 April 2018. 
  91. "제23회 춘사영화제 5월18일 개최..홍상수·김민희 참석하나". Newsen (in Korean). 3 May 2018. 

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