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  • Movie: The Star Next Door
  • Country: South Korea
  • Release Date: Sep 21, 2017
  • Duration: 1 hr. 38 min.
  • Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

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  • Score: 7.6 (scored by 77 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #99999
  • Watchers: 197

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The Star Next Door
7.6
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Ratings: 7.6/10 from 77 users
# of Watchers: 197
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Hye Mi is a top star and the center of the spotlight. Everything she does becomes an issue. In reality, she is a single mother and has a secret daughter that's a high school student. The two have a broken relationship but that's about to change as they come together to face a paparazzi that's trying to reveal the truth to the public.

  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Sep 21, 2017
  • Duration: 1 hr. 38 min.
  • Score: 7.6 (scored by 77 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #99999
  • Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

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Reviews

Senpai
2 people found this review helpful
Oct 19, 2017
Overall 7.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 7.5
Rewatch Value 5.5
An interesting comic drama but it is not good enough.
The  story almost revolves around a leading actress (Han Chae-young) who  lives next to a teenage tennis player named So-eun (Jin Ji-hee) who is,  in fact, her daughter. Mother and daughter do not get  along, so the story begins ... Technically speaking, I liked the story a  lot although it is not well written, in complicity with the cast was a  dramatic and fun family comedy between mother and daughter, I also liked  the cinematography, the takes and retakes are good, as for  the soundtrack there is nothing to mention, it is in agreement,  harmonious with the scenes, boring part is that the climax scenes are of  low emotional impact but in the end "The Next Door" fulfilled what he promised.

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honesu
0 people found this review helpful
May 3, 2018
Overall 7.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 5.0
Music 6.0
Rewatch Value 4.5
The Star Next Door is a fun movie with plenty of nonsense to keep you watching. Its story and characters are straightforward and by the end of the movie, you feel as though they've learned their lessons.

The focus of this movie is very much on the mother (Han Chae Young) and her journey to taking responsibility for her daughter. This was the first time I saw Han Chae Young act and she was fine - the script didn't really require much from her. Jin Ji Hee's character, on the other hand, could've been better. Most of the time her problems felt superficial, I believe this was because the movie told rather than showed Ji Hee's character's issues with her mother. Not to mention she never sympathized with her mother. As for the support characters...they were fine. I was surprised to find Seulong here and in such a role but he was by far the most likable character in this movie.

Overall this movie is fun and simple but I won't be rewatching any time soon. I liked the story they were trying to tell but it was clear that it followed an established format and didn't bother to do anything new or interesting with its talented cast.

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