Netflix's 'Jung_E' pays tribute to the late Kang Soo Yeon

Netflix’s ‘Jung_E’ pays tribute to the late Kang Soo Yeon

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Alison DeGrasch - author

As you know, the new year brings new movies. On January 20, 2023, Netflix released Jung_E, its sixth original film of the year.

According to the official synopsis, this sci-fi thriller sees humanity move into outer space as “Earth has been devastated by dramatic climate change.” A war is brewing in these new havens, and to end it once and for all, an AI Lab researcher (Kang Soo-yeon) clones the brain of a legendary and heroic soldier — her mother.

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Filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho’s latest feature has a lot for viewers to discuss and get hooked on, but many find their attention stolen by the graceful devotion that emerges at the end of the flick. I noticed that

Following the final scene of the film, the screen paid tribute, “In memory of Kang Soo Yeon.” [1966-2022]Here’s everything we know about the late Korean actress, including details of her cause of death.

Kang Soo-young as Yoon So-hyun in Source: Netflix

Kang Soo-young as Yoon So-hyun in “Jung Yi”

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“Jung_E” pays tribute to the late Kang Soo Young.

In May 2022, news broke that veteran South Korean actor Kang Soo-yeon passed away. she was 55 years old.

With a career spanning 60 years, Kang began her acting career as a child in 1969 and gained national recognition for her roles in High School Diary, Whale Hunt 2, and Mini and Cheol-su’s youth sketches. was not known outside of South Korea until her breakout role in Im Kwon-taek’s “Substitute Woman”.

Kang’s role as a surrogate mother was widely acclaimed and won the Volpi Cup Best Actress Award at the 1987 Venice International Film Festival. Just two years after her, she won the bronze St. George Award at the 16th Moscow Film Festival, further cementing her status as South Korea’s “First World Her Star.”

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Tribute to Kang Soo Yeon at the end of 'Jung_E'

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In the 2000s, she took years off between film appearances to turn her attention to the small screen. I’m back. Filming wrapped up in January 2022, this her sci-fi flick was released on January 20, 2023.

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After the release of the movie, many fans paid tribute to Kang Soo Yeon on Twitter.

In honor of Kang Soo Yeon…RIP,” one fan tweeted. It was a special performance for the last performance,” and a third party commented, “I can’t believe Kang Soo-yeon passed away before the movie.” [was] Released—I last saw it only when it said in memory of..

What is Kang Soo Yeon’s cause of death?

On May 5, 2022, first responders found the South Korean actor unconscious in his home. They reported that Kang had a cardiac arrest after collapsing with a cerebral hemorrhage. She was taken to the local Gangnam Severance Hospital, where she was admitted to the ICU while on a ventilator.

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Kang Soo Young

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Kang Soo-yeon passed away in the afternoon of May 7, 2022 after two days of treatment in a hospital, according to the Korea JoongAng Ilbo. The late actor’s funeral was held on May 11, 2022 at the funeral home of Samsung Medical Center in southern Seoul. Khan was cremated. Her ashes were buried in Yongin Memorial Park, Gyeonggi Province.

Rest in peace, Kan!

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