Boomerang Family


Boomerang Family Information

Boomerang Family (lit. "Aging Family") is a 2013 South Korean comedy-drama film directed by Song Hae-sung, and starring Park Hae-il, Yoon Je-moon, Gong Hyo-jin, Yoon Yeo-jeong, and Jin Ji-hee. Based on the 2010 novel Aging Family by Cheon Myeong-kwan, the film is about three misfit siblings with a mean average age of 39, who all decide to move back in with their mother.

Plot

Film director In-mo (Park Hae-il) is a 40-year-old movie director who's been jobless for the past decade after his debut film was a commercial and artistic flop. Mired in poverty and depressed at his wife's affair, he decides to hang himself. But a well-timed call from his mother (Yoon Yeo-jeong) inviting him to dinner results in a change of plans. Instead of killing himself, he decides to move in to his mother's home, where his older brother Han-mo (Yoon Je-moon) also lives. A 44-year-old unemployed ex-gangster with five criminal convictions, Han-mo is not particularly pleased at this development. But more trouble lies ahead: younger sister Mi-yeon (Gong Hyo-jin) arrives with her bratty, rebellious 15-year-old daughter Min-kyung (Jin Ji-hee). 35-year-old Mi-yeon announces that she is leaving her second husband, and that she needs to stay with them for the immediate future. In this way, fate has reunited this dysfunctional and rather quirky family, with their petty conflicts, sibling rivalries and largely unexpressed affection, as they struggle with the challenges of middle age.

Cast

  • Park Hae-il as In-mo
  • Yoon Je-moon as Han-mo
  • Gong Hyo-jin as Mi-yeon
  • Yoon Yeo-jeong as Mom
  • Jin Ji-hee as Min-kyung
  • Ye Ji-won as Soo-ja
  • Kim Young-jae as Geun-tae
  • Lee Young-jin as In-mo's wife
  • Kim Kyung-ae as elderly neighborhood woman 1
  • Kim Ji-young as elderly neighborhood woman 2
  • Yang Hee-kyung as elderly neighborhood woman 3
  • Park Geun-hyeong as Mi-yeon's father
  • Kim Hae-gon as erotic production company president



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