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The film was shot in 20 days, and producer Nam-jin Kwon described Ha as a director who makes "quick and rational decisions" while making the atmosphere on the set bright and funny. In order to build a strong ensemble, one of Ha's casting conditions was to read the screenplay every day with the entire cast for two months, conducting intensive rehearsals as if they were preparing for a stage play. See more »
Let me begin with - Had it not been for Ha Jung Woo directorial debut, I probably wouldn't watch this movie.
A few minutes into the movie, I feel a little bit uncomfortable with the increasing ridiculous characters who board the plane. As this goes on, I couldn't fathom what kind of movie this is, or what kind of philosophical art Ha Jung-woo is bringing to the big screen.
20 minutes into the movie, I'm still concerned on how this movie will wrap up. I hope that I will just sit still and enjoy the ride but it's kinda impossible to do. The mockery or should I say comedy satire keeps popping up and as I'm about to get up from my sit, I started feeling addictive to the jokes. Not that I burst with laughter, not even a smirk but that continuous engaging scenes keep me on my sit.
I gotta tell you, as much as I want to hate, this movie was STRANGELY ADDICTIVE. The same vibe I had when I watch This is the End. Only, of course, this is done the Korean style.
In a way, I think this movie does live up to it's title; be it Roller Coaster or Fasten Your Seatbelt.
So, well done. I think you've done a pretty good job with this, Ha Jung Woo-ssi. I'll be waiting for the next one with Ha Ji-won. I'm sure she's so excited that her dream is finally coming true.
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