Meet Mr. Daddy

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  • NR
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 7.0  (81)

Meet Mr. Daddy is a 2007 South Korean comedy-drama film directed by Park Kwang-soo. The movie follows Jae-min, a successful executive who is living his life in the fast lane. He has everything that he needs - a high-paying job, a fancy car, and a luxurious apartment. However, his life is turned upside down when he meets the daughter that he didn't know he had.

The movie opens with a montage of Jae-min's life, showing his busy schedule and hectic lifestyle. He is a workaholic, always on the phone or working on his laptop. He seems to have no time for relationships, and even his family has taken a backseat to his career.

One day, Jae-min receives a call from his ex-girlfriend, who tells him that he has a daughter named Yoo-jin. She is an adorable little girl who has been living with her mother in Jeju Island. Jae-min is shocked to learn about his daughter's existence, as he had no idea that his ex-girlfriend was pregnant when they broke up.

Jae-min decides to meet Yoo-jin and bring her back to Seoul, but things do not go as planned. Yoo-jin is shy and withdrawn, and she does not seem to like him very much. Jae-min is at a loss as to how to connect with his daughter, and he feels like a stranger in her life.

As the movie progresses, we see Jae-min struggling to balance his job and his responsibilities as a father. He has to deal with Yoo-jin's emotional outbursts and tantrums, and he finds it hard to connect with her on a meaningful level. He also has to deal with his own emotional baggage, as he comes to terms with his past mistakes and tries to make amends for them.

The movie has some hilarious moments, such as when Jae-min tries to buy Yoo-jin's affection with expensive toys and clothes, only to find that she is not impressed. There are also some heartwarming scenes, such as when Jae-min takes Yoo-jin to the beach and they have a father-daughter bonding moment.

One of the highlights of the movie is the chemistry between Jin-hee Ji, who plays Jae-min, and his on-screen daughter Yoo-jin, played by Kim Ji-young. Their relationship is both endearing and poignant, and they deliver some of the movie's most emotional scenes.

Another notable performance in the movie comes from Lee Kyung-young, who plays Jae-min's boss and mentor. He provides a much-needed contrast to Jae-min's fast-paced lifestyle, and he helps him to see the importance of family and relationships.

Overall, Meet Mr. Daddy is a heartwarming and entertaining movie that explores the challenges of fatherhood and the importance of family. It is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good comedy-drama, and the performances by the cast are top-notch. Whether you are a parent or not, this movie will leave you with a warm fuzzy feeling and a renewed appreciation for the people in your life.

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    7.0  (81)