Though admittedly of little sustainable substance, if you're seeking airy and memorable fun, look no further.
credits Kim as "one of the few Korean directors who can make gentle, comic melodramas without driving them aground with forced emoting or lathering them with soap.
He knows the difference between genuine witticism and crude slapstick that passes for 'comedy' in so many recent movies" and describes the film as "a deft, clever crowd-pleaser that is also a genuinely lovely motion picture, the kind of Korean cinema undeservingly ignored in the foreign market, and another winner from the redoubtable Kim Hyun-seok." A digital album was released on September 7, 2010 which featured two songs recorded by the movie's four stars, along with respective accompanying music videos.
Sherlock Holmes meets Cyrano de Bergerac in this candied romantic comedy.
With short episodes and series duration, Dating Agency: Cyrano doubles as a perfect marathon drama.
Cable channel tv N produced a spin-off television series titled Dating Agency: Cyrano in 2013.
Lee Jong-hyuk took over the role of Byeong-hoon, and Sooyoung (of Girls' Generation) played Min-yeong.
Byeong-hoon is not keen on taking the case, as it turns out that Hee-joong is an ex-girlfriend of him.
Unwillingly he agrees, and things initially go smoothly between Sang-yong and Hee-joong; but then Byeong-hoon's personal feelings start to get in the way of business.
Lovelorn Kim Hyeon-gon (Song Sae-byeok), who has fallen for coffee shop worker Seon-ah (Ryu Hyun-kyung), learns about Cyrano Agency, a small organization set up by theatre actor Lee Byeong-hoon (Uhm Tae-woong) that claims 100% success in making people fall in love.
Kim signs on, and the Cyrano team — Byeong-hoon's one-time drama student Min-yeong (Park Shin-hye), plus older Cheol-bin (Park Chul-min) and younger Jae-pil (Jeon Ah-min) — set to work, constructing elaborate scenarios in which Seon-ah is the unwitting target and feeding lines to Hyeon-gon through an earpiece.
The song "당신이었군요" (It Was You) was a light ballad by Park Shin-hye and Lee Min-jung.