Park Kwang-su Release dateNovember 14, 2003 (2003-11-14) WriterJae-eun Jeong (segment), Chan-wook Park (segment), Jin-pyo Park (segment), Kwang-su Park (segment), Kyun-dong Yeo (segment), Soonrye Yim (segment) Initial releaseNovember 14, 2003 (South Korea) DirectorsPark Chan-wook, Yim Soon-rye, Jeong Jae-eun, Yeo Gyun-Dong, Park Kwang-su, Park Jin-pyo Music directorJo Yeong-wook, Byul, Choi Seung-hyun, Jo Seong-woo, Park Ki-Heon, Oh Jun-Seong, Jai-hwan Chung CastBaek Jong-hak (The Man with an Affair), Ji Jin-hee (Face Value), Lee Ji-hyeon, Oh Dal-Su, Ryu Seung-Su, Jung Ae-yeon Similar moviesIf You Were Me series movies
If you were me 2003 trailer
If You Were Me is a 2003 South Korean omnibus film, comprising six short films directed by six promininent Korean directors, including Park Chan-wook. Commissioned by the National Human Rights Commission of Korea for ₩50 million (US$39,000) each, the shorts deal with discrimination in Korea and the directors were given free rein with regards to subject and style. The film has spawned three live-action sequels, as well as two animated films, which deal with similar themes.
"Crossing" - A disabled man on crutches hobbling along the streets of Sejongno, downtown Seoul. On paralytic actor Kim Moon-joo and disabled theatre group Hwol. Directed by Yeo Kyun-dong (Out to the World).
"The Man with an Affair" - A former sex criminal has been cut off by his neighbors. Raises questions about the human rights of sex offenders. Directed by Jeong Jae-eun.
"The Weight of Her" - A high school student must struggle to secure a job because of her undesirable appearance. Discusses discrimination against women. Directed by Yim Soon-rye.
"Face Value" - Depicts work settings where job applicants are evaluated by their physical appearance in looks-obsessed Korean society. Directed by Park Kwang-su.
"Tongue Tied" - Korean parents' extreme fervor for education is exposed as a child undergoes a tongue operation to enhance his ability in spoken English. Directed by Park Jin-pyo.
"N.E.P.A.L.: Never Ending Peace and Love" - A Nepalese woman named Chandra spends six years in a mental hospital after she was mistakenly accused of losing her mind. Tackles the human rights of foreign laborers in Korea. Directed by Park Chan-wook.