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Lee Kwang-soo’s role in ‘Collective Invention’ challenging

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Published : Oct 14, 2015 - 18:00 / Updated : Oct 14, 2015 - 18:00

Korean actor Lee Kwang-soo said his role as a mutant in the upcoming film “Collective Intention” was very challenging during a press preview held at CGV cinema in Seoul on Wednesday.

“I wanted to join the film more, since my face never shows up on the screen. I thought it would be a new challenge for me, regarding that possibilities will be low to perform that kind of role,” said Lee.

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He added, “Since I could not show my facial expressions, I practiced to express my character’s emotions with my body, hands and the angle of my head. I wanted to convey the implicit meaning that Kwon Oh-kwang director intended to show.”

Lee, 31, had to put on special makeup for six hours to look as a half-fish mutant.

“Collective Invention” involves a mutated man who turns into a fish after going through an experiment. It has been invited to both the Toronto International Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival.
The film will premiere on Oct. 22.

By Kim Yu-jin (kimyujin@heraldcorp.com)

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