The biggest strength of “Mask Girl” is the sensational details and the natural acting of the cast.
The movie Mask Girl (Vietnamese title: The Girl with the Mask) is considered as a film that brings a new experience, surpassing The Glory and second only to Squid Game (The Squid Game). ) about hotness.
The film has a unique plot, many shocking scenes that make the audience get goosebumps. Adapted from a webtoon (comic) considered a “fever” in Korea, the film revolves around the tragic life of Mo Mi. It was a girl who suffered a lot of scorn for her appearance when her face was not pretty. From a girl who loves singing and dreams of becoming a singer, Mo Mi changed when she was subjected to the disparaging gaze of her own mother, causing her to gradually withdraw. She can only live her life behind a mask when livestreaming sexy dancing online. During the day, Mo Mi works as an ordinary office worker, at night she becomes a BJ – a livestream job in Korea. She aspires to be famous, to be admired by many people when she has a sexy body, a beautiful dance but has to hide her face behind a mask.
The tragedy of the girl with the mask reflects the dark corners of the lives of young Koreans
Heartbreaking situations come from the disparagement of appearance that not only Mo Mi has to endure. Faith when accepting an invitation to meet a fan, then from here Mo Mi in dire straits killed her rapist. Because of the mistake, she decided to have plastic surgery, living a different life. However, when Mo Mi was surrounded by people, she was escorted by the police.
The series consists of 7 episodes, attracted by the revenge chase story between the mother of the murder victim and Mo Mi. Many 18+ scenes such as semi-nude, sex, beating shocked viewers when exploiting the theme of revenge. The biggest strength of the film is the sensational details and the natural acting of the cast.
4 impressive “mask girls” about acting
Actress Lee Han Byul took on the role of Mo Mi before cosmetic surgery, grew up mocking her appearance, gradually withdrawing from everyone. Before the movie was released, Lee Han Byul was not promoted by the crew much in terms of image. She was only introduced as a “rookie”. This is also her first role after surpassing more than 1,000 other competitors in casting. The actress herself admitted that the role of Mo Mi was a blessing, helping her get close to the audience. After Lee Han Byul appeared at the press conference to introduce the film, the public was startled because the crew had chosen a person with many similarities to create the female lead character in the webtoon. Most importantly, despite being a new face, Lee Han Byul has a genuine acting, bringing a lot of emotions.
Taking on the role of Mo Mi after surgery is female idol singer and actress Nana. Once voted as the beauty with the most beautiful face in the world, Nana shows the “makeover” of the character Mo Mi. In addition to her beautiful appearance, Mo Mi now also has a cold, careless attitude. The black-and-white scenes of Mo Mi while in prison are impressively portrayed by Nana, showing her increasing acting skills.
Go Hyun Jung plays the role of Mo Mi in middle age and now in prison. Out of the three actors taking on the female lead role, she is the most famous star. The runner-up of the Miss Korea pageant in 1989, once impressed with many roles in famous films such as Queen Seondeok, Daemul (Female President), Hourglass, Spring Day… The role of prisoner number 1047 in the series. Mask Girl did not make it difficult for Go Hyun Jung. In a recent interview, the actress shared, “Before I get a little older, I want to play a bright role.” She considers the opportunity to play a role in Mask Girl a blessing to her.
Another “masked girl” that few people know about is model Ji Ji Ahn. She took on the role of the character Mo Mi in the dancing livestream scenes. At that time, Mo Mi wore a mask, wore sexy dresses and danced sexy, showing off her body, which was applauded by a large number of online audiences. The most daring scene is when Mo Mi tore off her outfit at the end of the livestream. To make these expensive scenes, Ji Ji Ahn had to spend many hours a day practicing with a personal trainer, Kim Wan Sun – who was dubbed the Madonna of Korea. The dance performance Dancing to Rhythm challenged Ji Ahn but she was happy when the film received good effects from the audience.
The mother-daughter pair Joo Oh Nam haunts viewers
In addition to the female lead’s fate, the film also exploits other fates who are also victims of the disparagement of appearance. Mo Mi’s best friend Chun Ae also faces pressure because of her ugly appearance, gradually giving up her desires and becoming vulnerable and exploited.
Along with the female lead film circuit, Mask Girl explores the life of Joo Oh Nam. He is also a guy whose appearance is criticized by many people. He did not find comfort from his biological mother, gradually became closed and had a sexual deviation, preferring adult dolls. Oh Nam’s mother – Mrs. Kyung Ja – after losing her son became blind, crazy in the journey of revenge, not even a small child. The acting of two actors Ahn Jae Hong and Yum Hye Ran made an unforgettable impression on the audience about this “crazy” mother-daughter pair.
With Ahn Jae Hong, he accepted to sacrifice himself for the role of Joo Oh Nam when he wore bald hair and gained weight to fit the character’s shape. He considered it a challenge because he wanted to portray a special character both in appearance and personality. Acting through the eyes is especially focused on the actor.
Actress Yum Hye Ran once impressed with the role of Song Hye Kyo’s companion in The Glory. Then, only in 2023, she had two sharp roles in both “fever” TV series on social networks, including The Art of Demon Hunting and Noodle Cooking Part 2 and Mask Girl. The actions of a mother who loves her child blindly lead to crazy revenge that makes viewers obsessed with the character of Mrs. Kyung Ja.