After completing principal photography on Spring Bears Love, Bae decided to take time off from film, saying: "I never lived even once without having anything to do. Bae finally stepped onto a theater stage in 2004, for a production of Sunday Seoul (not to be confused with the South Korean movie of the same title), a play co-written by Park Chan-wook. Her 2012 sports film As One was based on the true story of the world table tennis championship held in Chiba, Japan in 1991 where North Korean player Ri Bun-hui and South Korean player Hyun Jung-hwa overcame their difficulties and came together to defeat the unbeatable Chinese team. But to me, those experiences probably had the opposite effect.

Cloud Atlas' Many Faces: See Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and More as Different Races and Genders. In 2005 Bae gave a memorable turn as an exchange student who joins a band in the Japanese film Linda Linda Linda, then played a divorced woman in the experimental omnibus TV series Beating Heart.
During her hiatus from the big screen, Bae took up photography, much of which can be seen between her official blog and her published photo-essay books. On the contrary, because I saw many great actors working with my mother, I thought this was a job only people with extr… ", 20 Shows and Movies That Will Have You in Your Feelings Like Netflix's Grand Army, Our Shopping Experts Chose the 25 Best New Pieces at Nordstrom You Need For October. While I rest a little, I wanted to make a fresh new start.". She also played the minor roles of Tilda Ewing, the wife of an abolitionist in pre-Civil War America, and a Mexican woman who crosses paths with an assassin. This led to modeling clothing for COOLDOG's catalog, amongst others. This did not initially lead Bae towards acting, saying: "People might say that since my mother is a theater actor, I became an actress. This did not initially lead Bae towards acting, saying: "People might say that since my mother is a theater actor, I became an actress. , Cloud Atlas' Many Faces: See Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and More as Different Races and Genders, Michael B. Jordan Is Producing a Static Shock Film — Here Are All the Electrifying Details, The Trial of the Chicago 7: What You Need to Know About Fred Hampton's Legacy, A Guide to Each Member of the Chicago 7 and What Happened to Them, 11 Movies Like The Trial of the Chicago 7 That'll Have You Saying, "Order in the Court! Her mother, Hwa-Young Kim, is a stage actress. In 1999 she made the switch to acting before completing her studies at Hanyang University, debuting in the TV drama School. After winning accolades for Air Doll, a 2009 film by Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda about an inflatable sex doll that develops a soul and falls in love, Bae made back-to-back TV series in 2010, playing a high school teacher in Master of Study, and a night club singer in weekend drama Gloria. She was also cast in Netflix's upcoming zombie series Kingdom. But to me, those experiences probably had the opposite effect. Titled Red Carpet Dream, it is a biopic of how Bae dreamed of becoming an actress when she was young, and her 20-year acting career. Doona Bae, Actress: Cloud Atlas. Get the daily inside scoop right in your inbox. In 2015, she reteamed with the Wachowskis for their space opera Jupiter Ascending, in which she played a small supporting role as a bounty hunter.

Bae and co-star Ha Ji-won were trained by Hyun herself, and Bae learned to play left-handed like Ri. Playing a small-town police officer who tries to save a mysterious young girl she suspects is a victim of domestic violence, Bae said she was so fascinated by the story and emotionally challenging role that she decided to star in the movie without pay three hours after reading the script.The film premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and Bae later won Best Actress at the Asian Film Awards. Afterwards she made a brief appearance in the science fiction film Doomsday Book. About eight strangers from different cultures and parts of the world who share a violent psychic vision and suddenly find themselves telepathically connected, Sense8 began streaming on Netflix in 2015.

She then teamed up with Japanese director Shunji Iwai and actor Kim Joo-hyuk for the short film, Chang-ok’s Letter. She then returned to television, through the series Someday and How to Meet a Perfect Neighbor. This was followed by two more critical successes, 2001's Take Care of My Cat, directed by Jeong Jae-eun, and 2002's Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, directed by Park Chan-wook. Growing up, Bae would follow her mother, Kim Hwa-young, a stage actress in Korea, around the theater and rehearsal halls, learning lines of dialogue as she went along. Growing up, Bae would follow her mother, Kim Hwa-young, a stage actress in Korea, around the theater and rehearsal halls, learning lines of dialogue as she went along. 1 day ago, by Brea Cubit Her first movie was The Ring Virus (1999).

Great, Click the ‘Allow’ Button Above 21 hours ago, by Karen Snyder Duke In 2000, director Bong Joon-ho cast her in the film Barking Dogs Never Bite for her willingness to do the part without makeup, something other South Korean actresses were unwilling to do. Co-directed by The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer, the US$100 millionadaptation of David Mitchell's novel premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival to divisive reviews, though Bae's performance was unanimously praised by critics. 1 day ago, by Maggie Ryan The series was a hit and gained favorable reviews for its tight plot, gripping sequences and strong performances. She then appeared in a 90-minute web film directed by her older brother, commercial director Bae Doo-han. Please select the topics you're interested in: Would you like to turn on POPSUGAR desktop notifications to get breaking news ASAP? The moment a film was presented to the press, I was almost always already shooting the next one [...] I thought by myself: now my first cycle is really over. 2003 was less kind to Bae, as she saw both Tube and Spring Bears Love flop at the box office. Bae started out as a model. A Hanyang University student in 1998, Bae was scouted by a model talent agency while walking in Seoul. Bae was born in Seoul, South Korea. Sign up for our Celebrity & Entertainment newsletter. ", followed by 173 people on Pinterest. 1 day ago, by Chanel Vargas ... Doona Bae Donna Bae's biggest role is playing … Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000) (aka "Barking Dogs Never Bite") and Take Care of My Cat (2001) (A.K.A.

This was followed by Sense8, an American science fiction series created by the Wachowskis (in Bae's third collaboration with them) and co-written by J. Michael Straczynski. Donna Bae's biggest role is playing a futuristic clone named Sonmi-451, but she also pops up as a colonial woman living in San Francisco. Bae Doo-na (Hangul: 배두나; Korean pronunciation: [pɛduna]; born October 11, 1979) is a South Korean actress and photographer. https://cloudatlas.fandom.com/wiki/Bae_Doona?oldid=6316. Back in Korea, Bae next starred in the 2014 film A Girl at My Door, directed by July Jung and produced by Lee Chang-dong. She has had English-speaking roles in the Wachowski films Cloud Atlas (2012) and Jupiter Ascending (2015), and the TV series Sense8 (2015-present). See more ideas about Bae, Cloud atlas 2012, Cloud atlas.
Cloud Atlas Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. 1 day ago. By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR. She reunited with Bong Joon-ho in 2006's The Host, which became the highest-grossing film in South Korean box office history. 1 day ago, by Monica Sisavat Bae was born in Seoul, South Korea. Bae is set to appear next in omnibus romance film The Romantic and police corruption thriller Drug King. Bae made her English-language, Hollywood debut in Cloud Atlas, as Sonmi~451, a clone in dystopian Korea. Doona Bae was born in Seoul, South Korea. ☝️, Awesome, You’re All Set! and movies, and it proved the right move. 21 hours ago, by Alessia Santoro In Kim So-young's documentary Women's History Trilogy (2000–2004), Bae stated her admiration for veteran South Korean actress Yoon Jeong-hee; Yoon returned the compliment, saying "Bae Doo-na owns her world." She also continued to work on TV, starring in Country Princess and Rosemary. 1 day ago, by Kelsie Gibson Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. She soon moved to T.V. Mar 7, 2014 - Explore Anjelica Fernandez's board "Doona Bae. She became known outside Korea for her roles as a political activist in Park Chan-wook's Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), archer Park Nam-joo in Bong Joon-ho's The Host (2006), and as an inflatable sex doll-come-to-life in Hirokazu Koreeda's Air Doll (2009). Back on the big screen, Bae starred alongside Ha Jung-woo in the survival drama film The Tunnel.

For her role, she trained in archery for months that she was told if she really wanted, she had enough talent to make it at an amateur level. by Murphy Moroney Bae returned to Korean TV screens in 2017 with mystery legal thriller Stranger, playing a passionate police officer. Later that year, she appeared as the ghost in The Ring Virus, a Korean remake of the Japanese horror film Ring. On the contrary, because I saw many great actors working with my mother, I thought this was a job only people with extraordinary talent could do.". In this same documentary, Bae shared how her own most memorable scene was being chased by the homeless man throughout the apartment in Barking Dogs Never Bite.That same year she gave a risque performance (albeit with a body double for the more intense scenes) in Plum Blossom, and slowly started getting more work on television. Commissioned for the 20th anniversary of the Busan International Film Festival and sponsored by MAC Cosmetics, the film screened at the festival as well as on Facebook and cable channel CGV.