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Because This Is My First Life (12DVD) (Outcase + Photobook + Special Book + Postcards) (Premium Limited Edition) (tvN TV Drama) (Korea Version) DVD Region 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Lee Min Ki (Actor) | Jung So Min (Actor) | Park Byung Eun (Actor) | Esom (Actor)
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tvN romcom Because This is My First Life delves into careers, relationships and marriage through the eyes of people in their thirties. Ten years after Dal Ja's Spring, Lee Min Ki makes his small-screen comeback as a brainy app designer who shares his house with a nameless screenwriter portrayed by Jung So Min (My Father Is Strange). Esom (Warriors of the Dawn), Park Byung Eun (Queen of Mystery 2), Kim Ga Eun (Single-Minded Dandelion) and Kim Min Seok (Innocent Defendant) play supporting roles in the inspiring drama directed by Park Joon Hwa (Hey Ghost, Let's Fight) and written by Yoon Nan Joong (The Queen of Office).

Assistant writer Yoon Ji Ho (Jung So Min) becomes homeless when she learns that her brother is married and about to be a father. With the help of her friends, Ji Ho moves into the house of app designer Nam Se Hee (Lee Min Ki), but she decides to leave when she finds out that her roommate is a man. To pay off his mortgage, Se Hee offers to lower the rent and even proposes a marriage contract with her!

This edition comes with a 98-page photobook, a 28-page special book, five postcards and special features including commentary, production press conference, outtakes, popular scenes, deleted scenes, poster and teaser sketches, making-of, interviews and teaser collection.

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Product Title: Because This Is My First Life (12DVD) (Outcase + Photobook + Special Book + Postcards) (Premium Limited Edition) (tvN TV Drama) (Korea Version) 今生是第一次 (DVD) (12碟裝) (Outcase+寫真書+特刊+明信片) (豪華限量版) (tvN劇集) (韓國版) 今生是第一次 (DVD) (12碟装) (Outcase+写真书+特刊+明信片) (豪华限量版) (tvN剧集) (韩国版) Because This Is My First Life (12DVD) (Outcase + Photobook + Special Book + Postcards) (Premium Limited Edition) (tvN TV Drama) (Korea Version) 이번 생은 처음이라 (12DVD + 아웃케이스 + 화보 + 스폐셜북 + 엽서 프리미엄 한정판) (tvN 드라마) (한국판)
Artist Name(s): Lee Min Ki (Actor) | Jung So Min (Actor) | Park Byung Eun (Actor) | Esom (Actor) | Kim Ga Eun (Actor) | Kim Min Seok (Actor) 李民基 (Actor) | 庭沼珉 (Actor) | Park Byung Eun (Actor) | Esom (Actor) | Kim Ga Eun (Actor) | 金玟錫 (Actor) 李民基 (Actor) | 庭沼珉 (Actor) | Park Byung Eun (Actor) | Esom (Actor) | Kim Ga Eun (Actor) | 金玟锡 (Actor) イ・ミンギ (Actor) | チョン・ソミン (Actor) | パク・ビョンウン (Actor) | イ・ソム (Actor) | キム・ガウン (Actor) | キム・ミンソク (Actor) 이민기 (Actor) | 정소민 (Actor) | 박병은 (Actor) | 이솜 (Actor) | 김가은 (Actor) | 김민석 (Actor)
Director: Park Joon Hwa 朴 俊和 朴 俊和 Park Joon Hwa 박준화
Release Date: 2018-06-11
Language: Korean
Subtitles: No Subtitle
Country of Origin: South Korea
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 4 - Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Central America, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean, 5 - Eastern Europe (Russia and the former Soviet Union), the Indian subcontinent, Africa and Mongolia, 6 - China, 1 - USA, Canada, U.S. Territories, 3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan) What is it?
Publisher: ENE Media
Other Information: 12-Disc
Package Weight: 1450 (g)
Shipment Unit: 8 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1066772016

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이번 생은 처음이라 (12DVD + 아웃케이스 + 화보 + 스폐셜북 + 엽서 프리미엄 한정판) (tvN 드라마) (한국판)

■언어: 한국어 Dolby 2.0 stereo
■자막: 없음
■화면비: 1.78:1 아나몰픽 와이드 스크린
■국가코드: 13456
■재생시간:약1,881분(본편약1,089분/부가영상약792분)

▒▒ 디스크 구성 ▒▒
Disc 01 - Disc 08 본편 1화 ~ 16화 수록
Disc 09 (약 193분)
-커플 코멘터리(박준화 감독,이민기,정소민)
-단체 코멘터리(박준화 감독,이민기,정소민,이솜,김가은,김민석)
Disc 10 (약 192분)
-제작 발표회
-고사
-NG모음
-명장면(another angle)
-삭제 컷
-포스터 스케치
-티저 스케치
-메이킹1(김장하는 날/상견례)
Disc 11 (약 208분)
-인터뷰: 박준화 감독/이민기/정소민/이민기&정소민
-메이킹2(세희집 첫인사/세희집 제사/결혼식/신부 대기실/세희VS복남/동침/세희,지호 그리고 정민/옥상 재회)
Disc 12 (약 198분)
-인터뷰: 박병은/이솜/김민석/김가은
-메이킹3(결말애/마대표 거리 춤/오토바이 액션/지호구출/세 친구/세희표 오무라이스/연남동 데이트/복남과의 첫 만남/썸타는 지호와 복남/방파제/노래방)
-타이틀 엔딩모음
-티저 모음
▒▒ 기획의도 ▒▒
현재 대한민국의 가장 큰 재앙은 '집값'이다.
서울 평균 집값이 5억, 월급쟁이가 평생을 꼬박 일해도 집 한 칸을 얻기가 힘든 시대. 청춘은 '집' 때문에 인생의 행로를 결정할 수 밖에 없다. 직장생활이 10년이 넘어가도 여전히 부모 집에서 사는 캥거루족들과, 주거의 불안으로 결혼은 커녕 인관관계까지 포기하는 N포 세대가 현재 청춘의 민낯이다. 본 드라마는 되도록 날카롭고 적나라한 청춘을 담고자 한다.

'대한민국에서 아내는 없어도 내 몸 하나 뉘일 집은 있어야 한다'는 이과 남자와 '정부야 니가 아무리 떠들어봤자 내가 개처럼 일해서 집을 사나 봐라 그 돈으로 술이나 사먹지' 하는 문과 여자가 있다. 남자는 집 때문에 30년간 대출을 갚아야 하는 하우스푸어고, 여자는 한평생 2년마다 짐을 싸야 하는 세입자 인생이다. 남자는 노는 방이 아까워 월세를 놓고 싶고, 여자는 있는 돈으로 당장 살 곳이 필요하다. 그래서 두 사람은 서로의 필요에 의해 결혼이라는 제도를 이용하게 된다.
옛날처럼 사랑해서 '결혼'을 하는 건 금수저들이나 하는 행사라는 게 요즘 청춘들의 생각이다. 이제 그저 평범하게 먹고 살기 위해서, 우리는 뭐라도 해야 한다. 본 드라마는 자유롭게 비혼으로 살기 위해서, 각자의 수지 타산을 위해서 결혼을 이용하는 두 남녀를 통해 이 시대에 결혼이 가지는 의미를 들여다보고, 더불어 진짜 청춘의 고민과 가족의 의미를 되돌아보고자 한다. 는데... 과연, 할 수 있을까? 글쎄... 우리도 이번 생은 처음이라... 우선 열심히 해보기로 한다. <공식 홈페이지 발췌>

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Marriage VS Single life
Due to housing and financial problems, many young people are forced to sacrifice their dreams and plans, such as getting married and having children. Solo living has become a new social norm that clashes with traditional views on marriage. tvN's Because This Is My First Life looks into this phenomenon through the eyes of people in their thirties, and inspires discussion on the value of marriage.

Yoon Ji Ho (Jung So Min, My Father Is Strange), who graduated from a prestigious university, dreams of becoming a successful writer but she ends up working as a nameless assistant writer. Since her brother is about to be a father, she has no choice but to move out. She eventually moves into the apartment of app designer Nam Se Hee (Lee Min Ki, Dal Ja's Spring), who rents his place out to help pay off the mortgage. Ji Ho decides to leave when she realizes that her housemate is a man. Knowing that he won't find another tenant better than Ji Ho, Se Hee offers to lower the rent. He even proposes a marriage contract with her in hopes that his mother will stop pressuring him to get married.

Ji Ho and Se Hee view marriage as a business deal and get what they need through this relationship. However, they soon discover the considerable costs of marriage: the burden of assumed responsibilities and intrusion of personal privacy. Neither of them wants real married life, not just because of their financial situation but also because of their desire for freedom and self-determination. Moreover, in the eyes of Ji Ho, marriage only marks the start of a new unknown journey in life. Her uneasiness and anxiety are well expressed through the recurring motif of "Room 19" from British novelist Doris Lessing's 1978 short story To Room Nineteen, which follows a desperate mother who insists on defending her private space even though her husband misunderstands her and thinks she is having an affair.

The true-to-life relationship between aspiring entrepreneur Won Seok (Kim Min Seok, Innocent Defendant) and his long-time girlfriend Ho Rang (Kim Ga Eun, I Order You) resonates particularly strongly. Due to pressure from Ho Rang, who plans to marry before 30, Won Seok gives up his unprofitable business and works in an app company for a more stable life. Feeling stressed, he splits up with Ho Rang to break free from the shackles of wedlock. Though Ho Rang soon finds a marriage-minded man, she decides to start a new life alone because marriage without love is meaningless to her. The drama reflects young people's struggles between dream and reality, and guides people to rethink the true meaning of marriage.

Because This Is My First Life was at first criticized for being similar to the hit Japanese drama We Married As a Job!, which is also built on the idea of contract marriage. However, the former differentiates itself by taking the concept in a different direction. While We Married As a Job! examines the value and role of women in the labor market, Because This Is My First Life sheds light on the rise of solo living and studies the nature of marriage through its down-to-earth plot and realistic characters.

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