Midnight FM

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    I. Introduction

    Midnight FM is a 2010 South Korean action thriller film by Kim Sang-man starring Park Soo Ae and Yoo Ji Tae. The filming was expected to start late January/early February 2010 & finish April, 2010. It was released October 14, 2010, in South Korea. The international premiere was at the Hawaii International Film Festival ten days later.

    II. Synopsis

    Sun-young, a popular radio host, decides to quit her job to take care of her ill-daughter. But, the last day of her job turns nightmarish when a murderer takes her family hostage.

    III. Cast

    Pic Name Character
    Park Soo Ae Go Sun Young
    Yoo Ji Tae Han Dong Soo

    IV. Teaser & Trailer

    V. OST

    VI. Reception

    The film has gotten the scores of 7.8 & 6.5 on Mydramalist &, IMDB respectively.

    VII. Screen International

    Darcy Paquet of Screen International called it, - A better-than-average Korean thriller that despite its plot holes, manages to maintain the tension all the way through.

    VIII. Twitch Film

    Shelagh Rowan-Legg of Twitch Film wrote, - Midnight FM can easily be added not only to the radio film canon, but also to the slate of great thrillers being produced in recent years in South Korea.

    VIIII. Beyond Hollywood

    James Mudge of Beyond Hollywood wrote, - Certainly, director Kim’s enthusiasm makes up for any lack of originality, and thanks to a fine script, fast pace and the efforts of the headlining stars, it stands as one of the best and most fun Korean thrillers of the last year or so.

    VII. Awards & Nominations

    Year Award Category Nominee Result
    2010 6th University Film Festival of Korea Best Actress Park Soo Ae Won
    2010 31st Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Music Kim Jun-seong Nominated
    2010 31st Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actress Park Soo Ae Won
    2011 8th Max Movie Awards Best Actress Park Soo Ae Nominated
    2011 47th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress Park Soo Ae Nominated
    2011 Fukuoka Asian Film Festival Grand Prix Kim Sang-man Nominated