The Match Movie (2023):
The Match (Korean: 승부; RR: Seungbu) is an upcoming South Korean biographical sports drama film directed by Kim Hyung-joo. The film stars Lee Byung-hun, Yoo Ah-in, Moon Jung-hee, Kim Kang-hoon and Ko Chang-seok.
It is based on two legendary players of Go players Cho Hun-hyun and Lee Chang-ho. Principal photography began on December 17, 2020. Filming took place in Yeongnam, Gyeongsang Province, and Gangwon-do, and wrapped up in July 2021.
The Match is set to be released in South Korea in 2023 on Netflix.
The Match Movie Information:
|Movie Name||The Match|
|Running Time||1hr 55min|
|Directed by||Kim Hyung-joo|
|Written by||Kim Hyung-joo|
|Produced by||Kim Tae-won|
|Production Companies||MoonLight Film Company|
|Distributed by||Acemaker Movieworks|
|Box Office Collection||TBA|
The Match Movie Trailer:
The Match Movie Storyline
Set in the 1980s-1990s and based on two real-life notable Go players, the film tells the story of Cho Hun-hyun, a Go champion who discovers a gifted but untrained young boy Lee Chang-ho in an amateur contest. He takes him under his wing to turn into a professional player. Conflicts arise when the protégé later turns against his teachings.
The Match Movie Cast and Characters:
- Lee Byung-hun as Cho Hun-hyun
- Yoo Ah-in as Lee Chang-ho
- Moon Jung-hee as Jung Mi-hwa, Cho Hun-yun’s wife
- Kim Kang-hoon as young Lee Chang-ho
- Ko Chang-seok as Lee Chang-ho’s father
- Jung Suk-yong
- Hyun Bong-sik