Surprisingly, low budget independent films were also showing considerable life in the midst of the crisis.
Daytime Drinking and Breathless, two debut films shot on tiny budgets, earned critical praise and an encouraging degree of commercial success. Seoul population: 10.2 million Nationwide population: 49.8 million Market share: Korean 48.8%, Imports 51.2% (nationwide) Films released: Korean 118, Imported 243 Total admissions: 157.0 million Number of screens: 2055 Exchange rate (2009): 1279 won/US dollar Average ticket price: 6970 won Exports to other countries: US,122,143 (Japan: 42%) Average budget: 2.3bn won including 0.8bn p&a spend Hyuk-jin (Song Sam-dong), a recent returnee from the military service, is a shy and soft-spoken twenty-something guy.
The simple fact he’s chosen you of all the girls available should give you a boost already. Because Virgos are meticulous about everything that is important to them, and romance is definitely one of those things.
However, are you reading this because your best/annoying friend told you her one date with a Virgo man ended in tears? The reason I ask is because Virgos are extremely cultured and intelligent people, so much so that they should have been your ‘phone a friend’.
Today I’m going to tackle a subject here that is intrinsic to a meeting of cultures here in the Philippines.
And that subject is the age-difference relationships between Foreign Men and Filipina Ladies. Whether you are reading this as someone with interest in moving to the Philippines, or as a person curious about this sort of relationship, I think you will find yourself challenged to keep an open mind about this.
is a Foreigner/Filipina couple who are both the same age.
In better shape were Korea's internationally-recognized directors, with both Park Chan-wook (Thirst) and Bong Joon-ho (Mother) lining up high profile spring releases.
Now, take just a moment to wrap your mind around this, because it will be the crux of what we are discussing here. I tell you, I’ve lost track how many times I’ve seen two or three young ladies walking by and at first glance I thought they were all schoolmates.
Chances are if you live in Europe this is not unfamiliar to you and you have seen this plenty of times. All the same height, same weight, same nice figure.. That is the sort of situation that makes up the Philippines.
Likewise, if you hide yourself under too many layers and unflattering shapes, he’ll be equally put off. You won’t notice it, but within 45 seconds of sitting he’ll have checked the state of your dress, hair, make-up and yes…even your chipped nails.
If these things aren’t in tip-top condition then forget about a whirlwind romance, as Virgo men cannot comprehend untidiness in a person.