At a press preview held at CGV Yongsan I’Park Mall in Seoul on January 11th, director Park Young-joo shared insights into the making of ‘Citizen Deok-hee.’
The film portrays the gripping story of Deok-hee (played by Ra Mi-ran), an ordinary citizen who becomes a victim of voice phishing, and the ensuing pursuit of justice.
Director Park emphasized his commitment to showcasing the psychological transformation of Deok-hee and those around her, aiming to delve deep into the complexities of the narrative.
Stellar Cast Brings Characters to Life
The movie, set for release on January 24th, features an impressive cast, including Ra Mi-ran, Gong Myung, Lee Moo-saeng, Ahn Eun-jin and more.
Director Park expressed his joy in working with actors who had left a lasting impression on him through their performances in previous dramas and movies.
Ra Mi-ran, who plays the lead role, shared her dedication to the character, stating that she admired Deok-hee’s courage and resilience, treating her as a friend rather than just a victim.
Realism Meets Entertainment in ‘Citizen Deok-hee’
Drawing inspiration from a true story of a woman in her 40s who confronted a voice phishing organization, ‘Citizen Deok-hee’ seeks to blend realism with entertainment.
The film unfolds a thrilling chase as Deok-hee, played by Ra Mi-ran, takes on a gang member, Jae-min (Gong Myung), who deceived her.
The movie, directed by Park Young-joo, marks a significant commercial debut for the director, previously known for independent films.
In an engaging conversation during the press preview, the cast members, including Gong Myung, Yeom Hye-ran, and Park Byeong-eun, shared their experiences in bringing their characters to life.
The movie promises not only a suspenseful plot but also moments of humor and unexpected twists, as the characters navigate the complexities of a voice phishing scheme.
As ‘Citizen Deok-hee’ prepares to hit theaters, audiences can anticipate a rollercoaster of emotions, blending elements of suspense, drama, and the triumph of self-esteem in the face of adversity.