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Mother (2009) Poster

(2009)

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Because of phonetic differences between English and Korean, both "Mother" and "Murder" are spelled the same when translated to Korean characters. The movie title, "Madeo", is a play on this similarity, suggesting both "Mother" and "Murder".
While filming the opening sequence of Mother's dancing, director Joon-ho Bong danced together with Hye-ja Kim to make her feel less nervous.
South Korea's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010.
Meeting Hye-ja Kim was the chief inspiration for director Joon-ho Bong. He met with her frequently over the development of the script to make sure it suited her skills.
Joon-ho Bong originally conceived the idea for the film long before he made The Host (2006). He wrote his first synopsis in 2004 which was round about the time he met Hye-ja Kim for the first time.

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