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My Way
Interview by: Izumi Hasegawa
Apr 23, 2012
Je-gyu Kang - My Way
Interviewed by Izumi Hasegawa
From Frontiers Magazine (Japanese Bi-Weekly National Magazine):

Q1: Why did you decide to cast Joe Odagiri, and why was he right for the part?
JK: Odagiri Joe is a very detail-oriented actor. After watching some of his past films, I knew he would be able to handle the complex and 3-dimensional role of Tatsuo in "My Way."

Q2: How did you like working with Odagiri, and what was interesting about working with him?
JK: He is a very warm person, even buying small gifts for the staff every time he went to Japan during filming. There were some concerns with this being his first war film, but by the end of shooting he was giving such a dedicated performance that the stuntmen gave him a round of applause. It was probably very difficult for him to be overseas and away from his family for 8 long months. I want to thank him again here for giving his utmost passion and performance.

Q3: Since you don't speak Japanese, wh...

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