Love On-Air (DVD) (2-Disc) (First Press Limited Edition) (Korea Version) DVD Region 3
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YesAsia Editorial Description
Back in the day, former teen idol Jin Ah (Lee Min Jung) was once the nation's sweetheart, beloved by all. Now she's a DJ with a radio program that's in danger of being axed for low ratings. The pressure's on when a no-nonsense producer, Jae Ik (Lee Jung Jin), is brought onto the show and demands fresh ideas. Though the two get off to a bad start, sparks begin to fly when they see past each other's standoffish exteriors. Jin Ah's proposed segment inviting normal, everyday people to share a story and sing a song turns into a surprise hit, and she even gets the chance to show off her songs on-air again. But a rival's sabotaging could tank her career once and for all.
This edition includes commentary, making-of featurettes, music video, premiere, trailer, and other special features.
|Product Title:||Love On-Air (DVD) (2-Disc) (First Press Limited Edition) (Korea Version) Love On-Air (DVD) (雙碟裝) (首批限量版) (韓國版) Love On-Air (DVD) (双碟装) (首批限量版) (韩国版) ワンダフル・ラジオ (DVD) (2-Disc) (初回限定版) (韓国版) 원더풀 라디오 (DVD) (2디스크) (초회한정판) (한국판)|
|Also known as:||Wonderful Radio 完美廣播 完美广播 Wonderful Radio Wonderful Radio|
|Artist Name(s):||Lee Jung Jin (Actor) | Lee Min Jung (Actor) | Jung Yu Mi | Lee Kwang Soo 李廷鎮 (Actor) | 李敏貞 (Actor) | 鄭柔美 | 李光洙 李廷镇 (Actor) | 李敏贞 (Actor) | 郑柔美 | 李光洙 イ・ジョンジン (Actor) | イ・ミンジョン (Actor) | チョン・ユミ | イ・グァンス 이 정진 (Actor) | 이민정 (Actor) | 정유미 | 이광수|
|Director:||Kwon Chil In 權七仁 权七仁 クォン・チリン 권칠인|
|Country of Origin:||South Korea|
|Picture Format:||NTSC What is it?|
|Region Code:||3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan) What is it?|
|Shipment Unit:||1 What is it?|
|YesAsia Catalog No.:||1030451585|
*Screen Format: 2.35:1 Anamorphic Wide Screen
*Sound Mix: 5.1 Dolby Digital
*Extras: - 오디오 코멘터리(권칠인 감독, 이민정, 이정진, 정유미, 이광수)
● 라디오 방송 20:10
● 히트송 16:00
● 캐릭터 영상 10:00
● 퍼플 10:00
● 뮤직비디오 3:26
● 아이돌 그룹 8:00
● 시사회 8:00
● 제작보고회 5:22
● 스틸갤러리 2:00 ● 예고편 1:42
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■ ‘국민 요정’에서 ‘버럭 여왕’으로 돌아온 이민정!
노래까지 직접 소화한 그녀의 가수 & DJ로의 첫 도전이 시작된다!
드라마 [그대, 웃어요]에서는 밝고 사랑스러운 역으로, 영화 <시라노 : 연애조작단>에서는 청순하고 여성스러운 매력, [마이더스]에서는 성숙하고 단아한 모습으로 남성들을 설레게 한 이민정이 영화 <원더풀 라디오>에서는 그 동안과는 사뭇 다른 연기 변신을 시도한다. 방송 중에도 막말을 서슴지 않으며, 수틀리면 신청곡 대신에 자신의 히트곡 틀기 등 과격하고 과감한 라디오 진행을 고수하는 퇴출 직전의 생계형 DJ ‘진아’ 역을 맡은 이민정. 청순한 여신의 이미지를 과감히 버리고 망가짐을 두려워 않는 털털한 모습, 상대 안 가리고 할말은 다 하는 시원 솔직한 성격의 캐릭터로 변신을 선보인 이민정의 기존 이미지를 뒤집는 반전 매력은 <원더풀 라디오>의 주요한 관람 포인트.
직접 영화 속 오프닝 원고를 작성하는 등 DJ 신진아의 캐릭터를 소화하기 위해 남다른 열정을 보여준 이민정. 이와 더불어 <원더풀 라디오>를 통해 생애 첫 가수 도전에 나선 그녀는 보컬 트레이닝과 안무 연습을 거치는 등 새로운 변신을 향한 혼신의 노력을 기울였으며 이를 통해 영화 속 노래와 안무를 완벽히 소화해냈다. 이렇듯 기존의 이미지를 버린 새로운 캐릭터 도전에 이어 가수와 DJ로의 도전에 나선 이민정은 2012년 단연 돋보이는 변신으로 관객들에게 깊은 인상을 남길 것이다.
■ 차갑고 까칠한 PD로 변신한 비덩 이정진!
막강 캐릭터 이광수, 김정태의 생동감 넘치는 무한 매력과 앙상블
<원더풀 라디오>는 예능과 드라마를 통해 다양한 매력을 선보이며 뜨거운 사랑을 받아 온 이정진과 개성파 배우 이광수, 강한 존재감의 명품 배우 김정태까지 매력만점 배우들의 완벽한 연기 앙상블로 새로운 기대감을 불러일으킨다. 젠틀한 매너와 남성미 넘치는 연기로 여심을 설레게 한 이정진이 이번 작품에서 방송국 최고의 까칠한 PD ‘재혁’을 연기한다. 정통 음악에 대한 뜨거운 자부심으로 가수 이름 틀리는 것은 절대 금지사항이며, 항상 차가운 말투와 행동으로 방송국 경계 대상 1호로 불리는 그는 진아와 사사건건 부딪치며 이전과 다른 까칠하고 도도한 매력을 보여준다.
여기에 진아의 10년 지기 열혈 매니저 ‘차대근’ 역의 이광수는 멈출 수 없는 코믹 본능으로 극에 활력을 불어 넣는다. 특히, 이광수는 예능에서 선보인 재기 발랄한 끼를 본격적으로 스크린 속에 녹아내며 강력한 충무로의 개성파 배우 탄생을 예감케 한다.
또한 현재 예능과 영화 모두에서 최고의 전성기를 구가하고 있는 김정태는 절대 권력의 기획사 대표 ‘인석’ 역을 맡아 자신의 목표를 이루기 위해 물불 가리지 않는 기획사 대표의 모습을 탄탄한 연기력을 바탕으로 선보이며 든든한 명품 존재감을 보여준다. 개성 넘치는 배우들의 완벽한 연기 변신과 그들의 뛰어난 연기 앙상블은 방송가 사람들의 생생한 이야기를 효과적으로 담아내어 관객들에게 즐거운 볼거리와 유쾌한 재미를 선사할 것이다.
■ 2DISC로 보여줄 것 다 보여주는 <원더풀 라디오>의 풀 스토리!
<원더풀 라디오> DVD에는 고화질의 영화와 더불어 감독과 배우의 음성 해설을 직접 들으며 영화 촬영 에피소드를 들을 수 있는 오디오 코멘터리와 약 80분의 긴 보너스 영상들이 담겨 있다. 영화 속 빛을 발하는 노래들에 대한 에피소드와 각 배우들의 캐릭터 영상, 이민정 춤연습 메이킹 영상을 비롯하여, 까메오로 출연한 컬투, 이승환, 김태원, 정엽, 달샤벳 등의 재미있는 모습들도 만나볼 수 있다.
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Professional Review of "Love On-Air (DVD) (2-Disc) (First Press Limited Edition) (Korea Version)"
As its title suggests, Love On-Air is a radio themed Korean romantic comedy, which revolves around popular actress Lee Min Jung (Cyrano Agency) as a DJ and former pop star juggling problems in life and love. Directed by Kwon Chil On (Hellcats), the film also features Lee Jung Jin (Troubleshooter) as her potential beau, with support from comedian Lee Kwang Soo (City Hunter), Kim Jung Tae (He's On Duty), and Jung Yu Mi (Thousand Days' Promise), plus cameos from real life rocker Kim Tae Won, and Kim Jong Kook and Gary (Lee Kwang Soo's co-stars on the Korean variety show Running Man).
Lee Min Jung stars as Jin Ah, who in her younger years was a member of top idol group Purple, and who now works as a radio DJ on the show Wonderful Radio. With the program going through a rough patch and listener figures dropping off, the studio brings in a new, tougher producer called Jae Ik (Lee Jung Jin), who soon sets about piling the pressure on Jin Ah and her team. To his surprise, Jae Ik finds himself warming to her, and Jin Ah actually comes up with a winner of a new idea for a new segment which involves bringing in everyday people to tell their stories and sing songs. Although this proves popular and Wonderful Radio is soon riding high in the ratings, a rival sets out to ruin her career and her attempts to get back into singing herself.
Kwon Chil On is a director who seems to work well with actresses and with more female-oriented stories, as seen in his previous outings Hellcats and Loveholic and Love On-Air has a similar feel and tackles many of the same themes. Where this again works well is in that while dealing almost exclusively with its female protagonist, the film never becomes too much of a generic chick flick, having a variety of subplots and some reasonably well written and grounded characters. Although wholly predictable, the script is decent, and plays very much to its strengths, never patronising its audience or straying too far into trite melodrama. There's a definite effort to define Jin Ah as a woman through more than just her burgeoning romance with Jae Ik, and the film benefits by spending just as much, if not more time focusing on her career worries and attempts to figure out where she is going in her life.
Though there's nothing too deep here, Kwon does enough to keep the film interesting, and the mix of romance, drama and comedy is well balanced throughout, with a gentle charm and sense of humour that's funny without ever pushing things too hard. The musical theme works well too, and the various pop songs scattered throughout help to make for a bright and upbeat feel as the film builds to its inevitable concert finale. There's also a neat line in music industry references, both through the various cameos and some girl band related gags, all of which lend the proceedings a slight, though effective air of authenticity.
For any film like this, the most crucial element is the stars, and Lee Min Jung does a solid, likeable job as Jin Ah, winning enough sympathy and never allowing her to become too ditzy or unconvincing. Definitely a more believable protagonist than seen in many other recent romantic comedies, Jin Ah does come across as a real woman with real problems and confused dreams, and this gives the story a boost and distracts somewhat from its familiarity. Though more of a bit part player, Lee Jung Jin is also fine (playing a very different role than in his other recent outing, the child molestation drama No Doubt), and there's a genuine spark between the two. The film's romance is all the better for not being overplayed, and by the time it does finally take centre stage, Kwon has done enough groundwork to make it convincing and natural.
Love On-Air is a fine example of the kind of slick, attractive romantic comedies which Korean cinema does so well. Without offering anything new, it's a well made, appealing film that performs exactly as hoped and should leave the right kind of viewer with a big smile on their face.
by James Mudge - BeyondHollywood.com
Customer Review of "Love On-Air (DVD) (2-Disc) (First Press Limited Edition) (Korea Version)"
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Love is in the Radio Air
When I heard Min-jung was to be in this K-pop related movie the first thing I thought of was reading about Min-jung’s big music CD collection (and maybe creaky floorboards). Min-jung’s character Jina as a DJ is apt considering MJ’s music library. ‘Love On Air’ though is a romance built from disdain, when Jina, a songwriter and once famous pop idol with a girl trio named Purple, now works as a radio DJ for station ‘Wonderful Radio’. The radio show’s ratings though are low due to Jina’s on-air outpourings of her past and nostalgia fads for old ballads, so radio boss In-seok (Jeong-tae Kim) hires new producer Jae-hyeok (Jung-jin) to spring-clean up Jina’s dry format. Jae-hyeok though is a cold taskmaster demanding fresh ideas and clashing with Jina and her team over opinions about the radio show. One such clash is when Jina decides to introduce everyday people onto WR so to air their tragic life stories and sing reconciliation songs. Jina serendipitously stumbles across sad stories (Jina also losing her father); a taxi driver and his cancer struck daughter and a schoolgirl, who both enter the radio station to voice their reconciliation with loved ones. These and other such tear filled emotions trend the ratings for WR. It also slightly pleases Jae-hyeok.
But trouble brews as Jina’s DJ slot goes all booby up. Due to ditching her girl band Purple in the past doing a sort of Ziggy Stardust ‘this is the last show we’ll ever do’ on a live TV show, so Jina could do more song writing, ensued a rift between Jina and her Purple rival Mi-ra (Seo Yeong). In-seok also wants Mi-ra as the main WR DJ, so In-seok concocts an idea for Mi-ra to take over the show. This is achieved when Jina, on one of her live radio shows, is accused of plagiarism by a female singer who claims Jina used the woman’s written song in Jina’s own Purple idol hit ‘Angel’. This plagiarism accusation tempers Jina live on air, getting her booted out of the radio station by In-seok for both plagiarism and cursing on air. Jina though only really wants to write songs again and with her song writing talent overlooked, sympathetic Jea-hyeok feels that the ‘little girl lost’ needs more than mere managerial help. Jea-hyeok muses foul play and touched by Jina’s emotional weakness, as much as her hidden talents, tries to find the truth about Jina’s plagiarism accusation, even putting his neck on the line with the ‘Wonderful Radio’ on a ‘last stand’ final show. Love seems to have been ignited.
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May 21, 2012
Chil-on Kwon (his name sounds cool!) also directed ‘Hellcats’ was also strong with musical elements. ‘Wonderful Radio’ (the original title) is also a good light-hearted rom-com that reflects the present K-pop girl pop themes (Eternal Faeries?) and attitudes to music talent, but in essence is a compacted youth orientated K-drama TV series. In fact this film screams ‘I want to be a Korean TV drama!’ with possible sub plots. K-pop girls Dal Shabet appear in cameos (although you see more of DS on the making of DVD) and many K-pop names mentioned. Min-jung’s energy to her central role as Jina is highly focused and balanced (actress with big CD collection as Big Job To Do here) showing a sort of laid-back girly who stands little nonsense. Jina is very tough and determined and like Cinderella ends up at the ball with a self-written killer song to showcase for redemptive applause. Okay, not all are ‘blessed’ by the Golden Divine Boot of specific talents, but everyone as the desire to share love and companionship in a fractured disdainful world. Jina desires to express love within some form of musical passion like anyone can, as music especially is the core universal communication sprit of the human soul.
WR is funny too. Especially with funny fella Kwang-soo Lee as Deu-geun (Jina’s ‘manager’). In a subtle sense when Jina and Deu-geun get in a tiz when Deu-geun’s van breaks down, they’re both like a subtle(ish) double act of sorts. Deu-geun is quite charismatic in his over enthusiastic love for Purple’s ‘Angel’ song and Kwang-soo comes across as a brilliant madcap funny guy to Jina’s straight girl. Deu-geun’s entrenched commitment to Jina is paramount. No matter how many zillions of possible tweaks to the girl pop format, Jina and Purple’s ‘Angel’ song is the Alpha and Omega of girl bands for Deu-geun. He’s daft, but well-performed daft characters like Deu-geun are very hard to make funny. The DVD set as a slipcase, a post card and insert sheet. Although I’m a bit tentative about saying this aspect, my post card version was also signed by Min-jung. (Thanks Min-jung ^^ - thumb going into upright position). I say this, as I’m not sure how many are still available signed (I did buy from Yesasia). The Extras DVD as good bits which I found easy to watch without subtitles. The spot-who-at-first- night showing event, dance routines should please K-pop fans. The ‘Angel’ song is also quite, eh, addictive in a way. Yep, pretty goody this!