‘Surinam’ Hwang Jung-min’s residence, not South America, but Jeju… Jeju’s filming works are gaining popularity

‘Surinam’ Hwang Jung-min’s residence, not South America, but Jeju… Jeju’s filming works are gaining popularity
‘Surinam’ Hwang Jung-min’s residence, not South America, but Jeju… Jeju’s filming works are gaining popularity

[육지사람 제주살이 이야기] 52. Active shooting locations for movies and dramas in Jeju

‘Seopjikoji’ is a regular filming location for movies and TV dramas such as the movies ‘Witch 2’ and ‘Dark Rain Training’ and the dramas ‘Eyes of Dawn’, ‘Lee Jae-soo Rebellion’, and ‘All-in’. ⓒKim Jae-won

You must have heard the news that the main filming locations of the recently popular Netflix drama “Surinam” (such as Jeon Yo-hwan’s mansion in the play played by Hwang Jung-min) were in Jeju. Jeju Island is laughing out loud as works filmed in Jeju, such as 「Strange Lawyer Woo Young-Woo」, 「Surinam」, and 「Our Blues」, are gaining popularity one after another.

In particular, the Netflix original series “Suriname”, directed by Jong-bin Yoon and starring Jung-min Hwang and Jung-woo Ha, was ranked No. climbed up.

The entrance to a cafe in Seogwipo, where the Netflix drama 'Surinam' was filmed. ⓒKim Jae-won
The entrance to a cafe in Seogwipo, where the Netflix drama ‘Surinam’ was filmed. ⓒKim Jae-won

Travelers visiting the filming location of the recently popular Netflix drama 'Suriname'. ⓒKim Jae-won
Travelers visiting the filming location of the recently popular Netflix drama ‘Suriname’. ⓒKim Jae-won

The previously popular tvN drama “Our Blues” received favorable reviews for expressing in detail not only the living space and region of Jeju, but also Jeju’s community culture, haenyeo culture, and Jeju language, which anyone calls ‘Samchun’ and takes care of it like a family. I also did

As overseas locations become difficult in the Corona era, Jeju is continuing its reputation as a filming location for videos. While the number of videos filmed in Jeju has been on the rise since the corona virus, close to 100 works are scheduled to be filmed in 2022 alone.

A view of the cafe in Seogwipo, where the drama 'Our Blues' was filmed. ⓒKim Jae-won
A view of the cafe in Seogwipo, where the drama ‘Our Blues’ was filmed. ⓒKim Jae-won

'Geumneung Beach', the filming location for the drama 'Our Blues'. It is a beautiful beach with 'Biyangdo'. ⓒKim Jae-won
‘Geumneung Beach’, the filming location for the drama ‘Our Blues’. It is a beautiful beach with ‘Biyangdo’. ⓒKim Jae-won

According to the Jeju Film and Culture Industry Promotion Agency, the videos that have been filmed in Jeju so far include 「Surinam」, 「Our Blues」, 「Kingdom: Asinjeon」, 「Welcome」, 「Strange Lawyer Woo Young Woo」 and 「Witch 2」 In all, there are 64 episodes. Considering the rest of this year, the Agency predicted that more than 100 locations would be attracted by the end of the year.

If you look at the status of videos that have been filmed on location in Jeju over the past 4 years, 86 films in 2018, 98 films in 2019, 138 films in 2020, and 162 films last year were filmed in Jeju. In addition to the corona era, all-location filming is becoming more active due to the unique and exotic environment of Jeju and the large land area.

The filming location of the drama 'Kingdom', 'Merchewat Forest Road'. ⓒKim Jae-won
The filming location of the drama ‘Kingdom’, ‘Merchewat Forest Road’. ⓒKim Jae-won

'Glass House', the filming location of the movie 'The Witch 2'. ⓒKim Jae-won
‘Glass House’, the filming location of the movie ‘The Witch 2’. ⓒKim Jae-won

This year, the drama “Suriname” and “Mysterious Lawyer Woo Young-woo” completed filming, and last year, the drama “Our Blues”, “Voice 4”, the movies “Witch 2”, “My Goddess”, and “Turandot” were produced. I came to Jeju for Of course, it had a positive impact on the local economy.

Because large-scale movies and dramas require a large number of people to stay for a long time, the Promotion Agency estimated that the location support project had a ripple effect on the local economy of more than 1 billion won this year. However, as the COVID-19 situation subsides, overseas locations will be reopened, and competition for locations in each local government is intensifying. Active support will be required.

'Ojori Port', the filming location of the drama 'The Road to the Airport'. ⓒKim Jae-won
‘Ojori Port’, the filming location of the drama ‘The Road to the Airport’. ⓒKim Jae-won

'Handam Beach Promenade', the filming location for the dramas 'Mendoron Tott' and 'Hyori's Bed and Breakfast'. ⓒKim Jae-won
‘Handam Beach Promenade’, the filming location for the dramas ‘Mendoron Tott’ and ‘Hyori’s Bed and Breakfast’. ⓒKim Jae-won

This popularity is also worrisome. ‘Screen tourism’, which refers to a phenomenon in which tourists flock to filming locations when a movie or drama is successful, is sometimes referred to as ‘over tourism’, where friction with local residents occurs. Although it has the advantage of revitalizing the local economy, if the beautiful natural environment is the subject of a visit, another problem arises, namely, natural damage.

'Udo', the filming location for the movies 'Shiwolae' and 'The Little Mermaid'. ⓒKim Jae-won
‘Udo’, the filming location for the movies ‘Shiwolae’ and ‘The Little Mermaid’. ⓒKim Jae-won

Travelers visiting the cafe in Seongsan-eup, where the daily drama 'I Hate You, I Love You'. ⓒKim Jae-won
Travelers visiting the cafe in Seongsan-eup, where the daily drama ‘I Hate You, I Love You’. ⓒKim Jae-won

'Brother Coastal Road', the filming location of the drama 'Life is Beautiful'. It is known as a sunrise spot. ⓒKim Jae-won
‘Brother Coastal Road’, the filming location of the drama ‘Life is Beautiful’. It is known as a sunrise spot. ⓒKim Jae-won

In fact, the only solution and countermeasure is to at least do our best to protect the natural environment. It is necessary to keep the basics, such as not throwing out garbage, leaving no traces, and visiting only on tours where access is permitted.

We look forward to the new travel trend of traveling to the Jeju location in movies and dramas, along with a mature citizenship that keeps the basics. That’s it for today.

*Columnist Jaewon Kim is a writer and freelance writer. During his college days, he began to broaden his view of the world by backpacking around 100 countries around the world. From then on, he dreamed of becoming a writer. He ended up living in the city, where he spent most of his life, and became a ‘migrant’ living in Jeju. He now writes, takes photos, writes essays, and produces content about Jeju travel to promote the beauty of Jeju through the eyes of Jeju people.

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