Born in Seoul in 1974, Moon So-Ri majored in Education at Sungkyunkwan University and first acted on stage in 1996. She had appeared in only one short film before Lee Chang-Dong cast her as the female lead in his feature Peppermint Candy -- a role which made her famous in Korea. She returned to the screen (again opposite Sol Kyung-Gu and under Lee Chang-Dong's direction) in Oasis.
Moon is well-versed in pansori, the violin and the gayageum.
On December 24, 2006 Moon married Jang Jun-hwan, director of cult film Save the Green Planet!.
Both Sungkyunkwan University alumni, the two reportedly met when Jang directed her in the 2003 music video for Jung Jae-il's 눈물꽃 (Flower of Tears).
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