A special preview for the film "The Love Tree" starring actress Choi Ji-woo was held at the Tokyo International Forum on Apr. 6.
The event was highlighted by onstage greetings from lead actress Choi and lead actor Cho Han-sun, director Kim Sung-joong, and singer Shin Seung-hun, who sang the film’s theme song.
In her greetings to her Japanese fans, Choi said, "I hope you will really enjoy the film. And I also hope that this film will be long remembered in your heart."
As for the film, she said with pride, "I wanted to show my fans a variety of aspects about me through positive and even tough roles that I have never played before, as well as through tear-jerking scenes. I am quite sure that I did a good job doing that."
The lead actor Cho, who played opposite Choi, said, "We really did our best. Please enjoy the film."
Japanese news media outlets, including Nikkan Sports, covered this event as their major stories. Choi and Cho also appeared on Fuji TV’s live variety show "Warate Iitomo" at noon on Apr. 6.
"The Love Tree" has won a rave response from Japanese fans. Its preview was sold out only five minutes after tickets went on sale. About 3,000 Japanese fans filled the theater to see the preview that day, demonstrating their high expectations about the film. "The Love Tree" will be released on a total of 275 screens across Japan on Apr. 15.”