7 Reasons to watch Shim Eun Kyung's Miss Granny this weekend
The hit Korean movie Miss Granny is coming to DramaFever this weekend! With a massively talented cast that includes Shim Eun Kyun, Na Moon Hee, Lee Jin Wook, Sung Dong Il, and more, this heartfelt movie is one that can't be missed! Here are 7 reasons to watch Miss Granny when it premieres on DramaFever this weekend:
74-year-old Oh Mal Soon (Na Moon Hee) is a bitter widow that lives with her son, but when her daughter-in-law collapses, Mal Soon is determined to be the cause of her emotional and mental exhaustion. Before being shuttled off to a nursing home, Mal Soon stumbles upon a photobooth, where she laments her life's regrets, but when she emerges from the photobooth, she discovers she’s turned back to her 20-year-old self. Blessed with another shot at life, will Mal Soon make the right choices?
1. Shim Eun Kyung's award-winning performance
Shim Eun Kyung is pure perfection as the 20-year-old version of Mal Soon, who goes by the name Oh Doo Ri. Her impressive performance as a grandma trapped in a young body won her a Best Actress award at the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards. Watch how grateful and emotional she is in her acceptance speech below. Isn't she such a sweetheart?
2. The emotional rollercoaster
This is one of those rare movies that will make you laugh out loud and then bring you to tears. The story has a touching emotional heart to go along with all of the humor.
3. The incredible music
Shim Eun Kyung sings many of the OST tracks for this film, and her voice is absolutely mesmerizing. Take a sneak peek at her singing "Raindrop" in the fan video below:
4. The unexpected love square
Doo Ri is quite the man slayer, with all of the men in the film tripping over themselves to woo her. What makes this love square so interesting is that it spans multiple generations, with her longtime admirer Mr. Park (Park In Hwan), a hotshot music producer (Lee Jin Wook), and even her own grandson (B1A4's Jinyoung) all vying for her attention.
5. The ensemble cast
This is a true ensemble piece filled with memorable characters, and every single cast member steps up to the challenge. From veteran actress Na Moon Hee as the older version of Mal Soon to Kim Seul Gi and Jinyoung as her grandkids, you will be surprised to see so many of your favorite K-drama actors and actresses in every scene.
6. It was a smash hit in Korea
Miss Granny opened on a fairly small scale, but positive word of mouth pushed it to become #13 on the list of all-time highest-grossing movies of all time in South Korea. It was so popular, in fact, that it already sparked a Chinese remake!
7. The beautiful message
At its center, Miss Granny is a beautiful story about second chances and living life to its fullest. Whether you're seventeen or seventy, it's a message that applies to everyone.